Henry Aaron

Brookings Institution

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Senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, focusing on healthcare issues, entitlements and tax and budget policy

Henry Aaron on KCRW

In the aftermath of last week's atrocity in Connecticut, some serious pundits said Washington politicians might respond by acting like "grownups."

Is Washington Full of 'Grownups'… or Not?

In the aftermath of last week's atrocity in Connecticut, some serious pundits said Washington politicians might respond by acting like "grownups."

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As Congress grapples with five different proposals for healthcare reform, the nonpartisan Commonwealth Fund reports that  Americans are dying too soon .

Congress Lurches toward Healthcare Reform

As Congress grapples with five different proposals for healthcare reform, the nonpartisan Commonwealth Fund reports that Americans are dying too soon .

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President Obama says healthcare reform is "closer than ever," conceding what everybody knows, that there's still "a long way to go."

Congress Lurches toward Healthcare Reform

President Obama says healthcare reform is "closer than ever," conceding what everybody knows, that there's still "a long way to go."

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