Monday, March 23, 2009

Politics of Medical Research

2/16/09: Arlen Specter (R-PA)may not support everything, but he clearly does support health care research for medical cures, including those for cancer and heart disease. This article provides some detail about the political process for this in relation to the stimulus bill of February 2009. One thing worth noting is that this is clearly a one-senator special appropriation achieved in the horse trading process of legislation, but it is not an earmark.

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