Drew Westen

Professor of Psychology, Emory University

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Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Emory University and author of The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in Deciding the Fate of the Nation

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On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

Healthcare Reform: Angry Crowds and the 'Public Option'

On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

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On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

Healthcare Reform: Angry Crowds and the 'Public Option'

On a Sunday talk show, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said the so-called "public option" is " not an essential part " of healthcare reform.

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