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Who Is Don Berwick and Why Do the Republicans Want to Kill His Nomination?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

One of the major accusations against Obama's nominee to head up the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, Dr. Donald Berwick, is that he "loves" Britain's National Health Service. Ergo, he loves socialism, ergo he is a Marxist.

AARP, AFL-CIO Boost House Health Plan That Taxes Rich, Not Middle Class

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Levine

The centrist lobbying powerhouse for the elderly, the American Association for Retired Persons (AARP), is scheduled to endorse the House health care bill despite its possibly flawed public option.

How The Profit-Hungry "Medical-IndustrIal Complex" Hurts Health Care (VIDEO)

Huffingtion Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"Bill Moyers Journal" aired a new documentary on its show Friday about how the "medical-industrial complex" affects America's health care. Based on th...