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Ricky Down In The Polls Again

Ricky down in the polls again Bunch: The surge is over: "PoliticsPA has learned that the Quinnipiac poll to be released Thursday morning will s

Ricky down in the polls again
Bunch: The surge is over:
"PoliticsPA has learned that the Quinnipiac poll to be released Thursday morning will show Senator Rick Santorum trailing Bob Casey Jr. 36- 49."

Here's a new "so-so" Santorum ad.

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"The Association of Trial Lawyers of America Political Action Committee unveiled a statewide television and web campaign (trickyrickysantorum.com ) \non Thursday aimed at educating Pennsylvanians as to U.S. Senator Rick Santorum\'s \nefforts to restrict the rights of women.
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Santorum is the key sponsor of \none of the two anti-patient bills the Senate will consider next week – \nlegislation that would place a $250,000 limit on damages an injured patient can \nseek from a negligent OB-GYN, regardless of the degree of negligence or the pain \nand suffering inflicted. The \nproposal could prove catastrophic to women, whose lives are being devalued by \nSantorum and other proponents, but a windfall for insurance companies who stand \nto benefit from lower pay-outs.
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"Sen. Santorum\'s \none-size-fits-all approach to the problem of medical malpractice is nothing but \na pay-off to the insurance industry at the expense of the health and safety of \nthe people of Pennsylvania,\'\' said ATLA \nPresident Ken Suggs. "Rick Santorum has a choice – he can stand up \nfor Pennsylvania or he can sell \nout to the giant insurance industry. There is no middle ground.\'\' \n
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Santorum\'s support and leadership \non this legislation exposes him as a hypocrite since his wife filed a \nmalpractice suit against a chiropractor several years ago seeking a $500,000 \naward – twice the amount a victim would be able to obtain under his bill from an \nOB/GYN.
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"Rick Santorum is sending a very \nclear message to the women of \nPennsylvania that if they are \nvictims of an OB-GYN\'s negligence, their \ninjuries are less significant than his wife\'s," said Suggs.
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During a teleconference today to \nannounce the TV ads, Linda Hobkirk told the story of Rosalyn Patterson, a \nPhiladelphia victim of OB-GYN \nmedical malpractice.",1] ); //--> ) on Thursday aimed at educating Pennsylvanians as to U.S. Senator Rick Santorum's efforts to restrict the rights of women."

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