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Even some in the GOP back patients' right to sue

The August recess began like any other for Representative Mark Foley (R-Fla.). He looked forward to a little R&R. But there was no escaping Washington. Shortly after Foley arrived home, powerful Beltway lobbies began pelting the third-termer's district with radio and TV ads denouncing a patients' rights bill that Foley supports. The ads blasted the measure as a "lawyers' right-to-sue bill." Foley shrugs off the campaign. "I'm not going to be dissuaded by any ads," he says.

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