DNC: Clinton Camp Accused of Silencing Sanders Backer

PHILADELPHIA — Some nurses attending the Democratic National Convention here fought to highlight what they viewed as the silencing of a prominent advocate for Sen. Bernie Sanders. MedPage Today spoke with Deborah Burger, RN, president of the California Nurses Association and co-president of National Nurses United, one of the first unions to endorse Sanders, and …

RNC: Young Internist Rallies Docs Against Trump

CLEVELAND — When GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump takes the stage on the final night of the Republican National Convention, physicians, nurses, and other health professionals will be joining the ranks of protesters outside the arena. No matter what Trump says or does, he still manages to maintain 38% support in voter opinion surveys, Bryan …

RNC: Former CBO Director on Trump-Pence

CLEVELAND — MedPage Today caught up with Douglas “Doug” Holtz-Eakin, PhD, president of the American Action Forum, a center-right Washington-based think tank and a former director of the Congressional Budget Office, about his views on the Trump-Pence ticket, and whether Donald Trump would adopt Paul Ryan’s blueprint for health reform. “When Ryan started the task …