At the National Institutes of Health, nearly three-quarters of the staff was furloughed. One result: director Francis Collins said about 200 patients who otherwise would be admitted to the NIH Clinical Center into clinical trials each week will be turned away. This includes about 30 children, most of them cancer patients, he said.Digby responded as politely as is humanly possible.
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
There really is no other word for congressional [Tea Party] Republicans right now: