Daniel Callahan

Director of the Hasting Center

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Director of the Hastings Center, a bioethics and public-health research organization

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President Bush and the Republican Congress created the  Medicare prescription drug benefit in 2003 .

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President Bush and the Republican Congress created the Medicare prescription drug benefit in 2003 .

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