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  • Jan 28, 2006

    National Journal - January 28, 2006


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  • Jan 25, 2006

    Bush's pocketbook proposals

    NEW YORK ( - On the heels of the roughest year of his presidency, amid vicious partisan fighting and mid-term election fears and soon after a recent White House projection of an even larger deficit, President Bush will deliver his State of the Union address next Tuesday.

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  • Jan 24, 2006

    Don't reactivate the third rail

    "What fate for Social Security reform?" That was the question Sean Tuffnell asked in a recent insightful opinion column for the Washington Times. He concluded, based upon his work heading up a voluntary educational-outreach initiative on Social Security around the country: "While Washington is reluctant to talk about Social Security, there is a tremendous interest outside the Beltway."

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  • Jan 23, 2006

    What fate for Social Security reform?

    A new year often brings a new agenda to the nation's capital, as accomplished items are removed and new issues and problems arise. It is also the time to evaluate whether to continue pressing for issues that haven't gained as much traction as had been hoped.

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  • Jan 22, 2006

    The baby boomers are turning 60

    As the baby boomers' generation moves into its sixth decade, the question remains: how do we define them?

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  • Jan 10, 2006

    Accessing aid

    In a major step forward for welfare reform, Texas is about to roll out an ambitious rogram using private-sector principles to streamline the process of applying for public health and welfare programs. The reform is expected to save taxpayers more than 100 million a year while making it easier for people who qualify for social services to enroll in programs and claim benefits.

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  • Jan 09, 2006

    Wall Street Journal - January 9, 2006


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  • Dec 13, 2005

    Consumer Choice: Can It Cure The Nation's Health-Care Ills?

    This is the last of three online debates looking at some of the biggest issues weighing on American public policy. The U.S. health-care system is the topic of this third installment. Joining the debate are American Enterprise Institute scholar Joseph Antos, who was former assistant director for health and human resources at the Congressional Budget Office, John C. Goodman, founder and president of the National Center for Policy Analysis, and Robert Reischauer, president of the Urban Institute and vice chair of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission. The debate is moderated by Laurie McGinley, assistant bureau chief at The Wall Street Journal's Washington bureau.