Where is Healthcare, Foreign Trade and Homeland Security Policy Headed In the Obama Administration and the Upcoming 111th Congress

November 13, 2008
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

President-Elect Barack Obama continues to plan his transition to the Oval Office and Democratic leaders strategize to run a solidly all-blue Congress starting in January. We give you a head start on where key policies are likely to change in the future. Todd Tuten, a healthcare policy attorney, will discuss the likely fate of children's healthcare (SCHIP), Medicaid, the debate over covering the uninsured and previews how we might pay for it all. Frank Samolis, a leading trade policy attorney, will highlight the potential Obama Administration course corrections for American policy with our foreign trading partners. Then, Norma Krayem, former Deputy Chief of Staff for the Department of Transportation, is our guest as we tackle the challenges that await our government in the homeland security area.

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