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Frist fuels momentum for stem cell research

GOP leader's backing isolates president

By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / July 30, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- Senate majority leader Bill Frist's surprise decision to endorse expanding embryonic stem cell research yesterday gives a major boost to Congress's efforts to roll back President Bush's strict limits on federal funding of the research, and could reshape the political landscape over this promising but controversial area of science. (Full article: 836 words)

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