Michael Tanner

Director of Health and Welfare Studies, Cato Institute

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Director of Health and Welfare Studies at the libertarian Cato Institute

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After many delays, Senate leader Harry Reid finally  unveiled his version of healthcare reform  last night in Washington.

Will Healthcare Reform Get to the Senate Floor?

After many delays, Senate leader Harry Reid finally unveiled his version of healthcare reform last night in Washington.

from Which Way, L.A.?

The Senate's  healthcare reform bill  is finally a 2000-page, $848-billion reality, including the public option, with an allowance for states to opt out.

Will Healthcare Reform Get to the Senate Floor?

The Senate's healthcare reform bill is finally a 2000-page, $848-billion reality, including the public option, with an allowance for states to opt out.

from To the Point

While  Hillary Clinton  and the  rest of the candidates  are debating healthcare reform, President Bush and the Congress are at odds over a current program that's about to expire.

Health Insurance on Capitol Hill and the Presidential Trail

While Hillary Clinton and the rest of the candidates are debating healthcare reform, President Bush and the Congress are at odds over a current program that's about to expire.

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