TITLE

Hardball 101

AUTHOR(S)
Lizza, Ryan
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;1/24/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the lack of Democrat support for U.S. President George W. Bush's plan to partly privatize Social Security. Comments from Adam Smith, leader of the New Democrat Coalition, on the consensus against privatizing Social Security; Exploration of the Republican's attack on Bill Clinton's health care by Democrats in search of inspiration for the fight against privatization; Lessons that the Democrats could learn from Clinton's failure to pass his health care bill.
ACCESSION #
15687847

 

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