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Three Ways the Health Reform Package Helps Control Costs

March 22nd, 2010

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This piece was originally published in Reuters.

Among the many unfair accusations leveled at the health reform package just passed by the House is that it “does nothing” to control soaring health care costs.

In fact, nothing can be further from the truth.

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The Danger Of Compromise On Health Care

February 20th, 2010

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This piece was originally published in National Journal.

Republicans know one big thing about health care reform: Helping to derail President Clinton’s reform plan in 1994 did wonders for them politically.

Actually, they know another big thing as well: For the past year, they have resisted President Obama’s health care reform plan, and once again things seem to be working out well for them politically. The evidence is the outcome of the statewide elections in Virginia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts. So what if Democrats call Republicans the “Party of No”? “No” seems to be what voters want to hear.

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