W elcome to the Campaign Trail, a new ACP Internist column covering health care issues in the 2008 presidential campaign. ... To find out, I decided to check out the campaign Web sites of six top candidates (the three Democrats and three Republicans who
Are there any undecided voters out there? If you haven't gotten your fill of the presidential candidates on health care in my Campaign Trail columns (and here), you might be
QD: News Every Day--Political haymaking in the middle of winter. Repealing health care reform has become a way of stockpiling ammunition for the campaign trail.
So far, it's mostly South Dakotans and activists who are getting animated about this ballot measure and its relationship to the presidential campaign. ... Because the election is so near, this will be the last edition of the Campaign Trail column.
Session on the presidential candidates' platforms. More details in the July edition of the Campaign Trail column, but just to give you a quick glimpse of the session with reps from ... Heartiest laughter: Whitney Addington, who represented the Obama
Employer-based coverage is the backbone of the current U.S. health insurance system. Is that a good or bad thing?.
Senators Clinton's and Obama's split over mandating coverage distinguishes them from one another, but does that difference matter?.
costs. As with almost every issue in this campaign, the real divisions on this subject are between Democrats and Republicans. ... If you want to know even more about campaign donations, like which candidates your neighbors support (yes, it's really on
The disadvantage, as Sen. John McCain's campaign learned at Internal Medicine 2008, is that the other party may double-team you. ... Addington, MACP, spoke on behalf of Sen. Barack Obama's campaign, and another physician, Irwin Redlener, MD, of the
Thus far, however, Mr. Obama has been fairly successful in attracting youthful supporters to his campaign, with strong grassroots organizations on many college campuses.