Betsy Imholz

Director of Special Projects, Consumers Union

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Director of Special Projects for Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine; long-time healthcare reform advocate

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The Obama White House says it's in “a listening mode,” but as recently as yesterday, some invitees to today's  Los Angeles forum on healthcare  didn't know if they'd be asked to speak…

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