10/30/03.MEDICARE CONFERENCE--House ranking Democrat Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., with other Democrats, talks to reporters after leaving the hall where Chairman Bill Thomas, R-Calif., hosts the Medicare conference in his hideaway. Thomas would not allow Rangel, who is a member of the conference, and others to attend, even though at least two Democratic senators are regular participants in negotiations. Rangel refers to today's Washington Post. Looking on are Stephanie Tubbs Jones, D-Ohio, and...
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