News bites: State mandate bans, Tea Party revolt, and more

Pennsylvania is considering a referendum to let citizens ban laws forcing people to obtain health insurance in violation of the federal health law, Bloomberg reports.

Tea Party groups are lambasting House Republicans' federal medical malpractice bill, Talking Points Memo reports.

Romney couldn't escape birth control questions while campaigning in Illinois, CNN reports.

NPR talks to patients in Texas and Massachusetts — the two extremes when it comes to insurance coverage — about what it's like to need healthcare in those two states.

The Atlantic showcases 10 graphs that help visualize where Americans' health dollars are going.