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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Bad Obama -- Health Care Negotiations Taking Place Behind Closed Doors

Despite campaign promises to reform health care in the sunlight of public scrutiny, Obama's allowing health care legislation negotiations to take place behind closed doors.  Senators Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) and Max Baucus (D-Mont.) as well as top White House aides are trying to merge competing versions of the legislation into one bill.

Republicans and open government advocates are upset by the secretive process.

More here.

1 comment:

Stephanie said...

There's much debate going on about why he is using a "closed door policy" with this bill, when he promised to make any health care reform discussion open and available to the public. See what some major media outlets are saying in this video. http://www.newsy.com/videos/the_future_of_health_care_reform_what_happens_next