Health Care Reform: 'The Gift That Didn't Give'

Barnes, James A.
September 2010
National Journal;9/4/2010, p4
The author reflects on the lack of priority given by U.S. President Barack Obama to the health care reform legislation he helped pass in March 2010, which the author claims is a result of the low job-approval rating of the president as of September 2010. The speeches he gave before he went on vacation at Martha's Vineyard were said to focus on the state of the economy, the automobile industry, and high-speed rail. The author claims that some Democratic candidates are not planning to prioritize health care reform.


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