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Common Sense Reform: Howard Dean, MD, on NPR’s All Things Considered

Posted By dpacheco On August 25, 2009 @ 4:17 am In Politics & Public Policy | No Comments

Are your representatives in Congress going to side with the insurance companies, or are they going to side with the American people? Howard Dean wants to know.

Governor Dean [1] spoke with NPR’s Robert Siegel on All Things Considered this past Friday about President Obama’s health care reform goals, the public option, and his new book, Howard Dean’s Prescription for Real Healthcare Reform: How We Can Achieve Affordable Medical Care for Every American and Make Our Jobs Safer.

August 21, 2009

Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, who was the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is pushing to keep a government-run insurance option, or “public option,” in the health care legislation. He says it’s not a left vs. right issue, but a common sense issue.

Listen Now [2]


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[1] Governor Dean: http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/howard_dean

[2] Listen Now: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=112118207

[3] WATCH: Howard Dean Talks Reform on Morning Joe: http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/howard-dean-on-morning-joe/

[4] An Interview with Wendell Potter, Insurance Company Whistleblower: http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/an-interview-with-wendell-potter-insurance-company-whistleblower/

[5] Dean: We Will Have a Bill with a Public Option on the President’s Desk by December (Video): http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/dean-we-will-have-a-bill-with-a-public-option-on-the-president%e2%80%99s-desk-by-december/