Health Care

Bush - Campaign Website: Promoting Health Care for Every American   White House Website: Healthcare, Medicare

Kerry - Campaign Website: Affordable Health Care for All

Nader - Campaign Website: Health Care for All

Oct. 12, 2004

Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Issue Module: Health Care and the 2004 Election

American Medical Association: Healing the System
The AMA has run newspaper ads urging a focus on health care during the Democratic Convention, the Republican Convention, and coinciding with the debates.

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Oct. 5, 2004

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Oct. 8, 2004

Clark - Campaign Website: On the Issues

Gen. Clark announced his health care plan at  University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH on October 28, 2003.

Dean - Campaign Website: Promoting American Health
Gov. Dean announced his health care plan at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs on May 13, 2003.

Edwards - Campaign Website: Health Care  Senate Website: Improving Health Care
Sen. Edwards announced his health care plan at the Manchester Community Health Center in Manchester, NH on July 28, 2003

Gephardt - Campaign Website: Guaranteed Care for All Americans
Rep. Gephardt announced his health care plan at 1199 SEIU in New York City on April 23, 2003.

Graham - Campaign Website: Health Care Senate Website: Health

Kerry Campaign Website: Health Care
Sen. Kerry announced his health care plan at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines, IA on May 16, 2003.

Kucinich - Campaign Website: Universal Health Care, Prescription Drugs

Lieberman - Campaign Website:   Senate Website: Health Care
Sen. Lieberman announced his health care plan at Broad Acres Elementary in Silver Spring, MD on September 2, 2003.

Moseley Braun -
Remarks at the Governor's Conference on Public Health at Drake University in Des Moines, IA on August 14, 2003.
Sharpton - Campaign Website: Right to Health Care Amendment

Kaiser Family Foundation's Election 2004 Issue Spotlight.

The Commonwealth Fund report: "Health Care Reform Returns to the National Agenda: The 2004 Presidential Candidates' Proposals"  (September 2003, updated October 8, 2003--by Sara R. Collins, Karen Davis and Jeanne M. Lambrew). pdf file

Americans for Health Care (project of SEIU)

A Presidential Candidate Forum was held at Governor's Conference on Public Health at Drake University in Des Moines, IA on August 14, 2003.

A presidential candidates' forum on health care reform was held at the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union's Fifth Regular Convention in San Francisco, CA on July 31, 2003. >

The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer's "Candidates' Rx"
Gephardt (May 21)  -  Dean (May 22) Kucinich (May 29)  - Moseley Braun (June 9)
Lieberman (June 11)  -  Graham (June 16)  -  Sharpton (July 1)  -  Kerry (July 2)  - Edwards (July 30)

General Links
Kaiser Family Foundation
The Commonwealth Fund
Department of Health and Human Services
   Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
American Medical Association
Alliance for Health Reform
Families USA
Cato Institute-Health Care

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