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Congress Resumes Bid to Intervene in Schiavo Case

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Congress Resumes Bid to Intervene in Schiavo Case

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Congress Resumes Bid to Intervene in Schiavo Case

Congress Resumes Bid to Intervene in Schiavo Case

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The Senate holds a special session on Terri Schiavo, paving the way for the House to consider a bill aimed at sending the Schiavo case to the federal courts for review. Congressional Republicans say the federal courts should decide because of the constitutional issues involved.