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Posted By Ray DeLorenzi On December 10, 2007 @ 7:47 am In Notebook | 3 Comments

Associated Press [1]: Analysis: Huckabee’s Spotlight Heats Up

Huckabee later told about 150 people at an AARP forum on health care that America must have a model that prevents illness rather than treats it.
“We wait until people are catastrophically ill,” he said. “Do you build a fence at the top of the cliff or do you park an ambulance at the bottom.”

Associated Press [2]: Today on the Presidential Campaign Trail

Asked about her stance at an AARP-Divided We Fail lunch on health and financial security, Edwards told seniors: “If you want to be president of the United States, you should lead. Leadership means taking clear, strong positions for the American people. … I’ve said very clearly what I would do, not said I’m going to wait and figure this out later.”

Washington Post [3]: Drive to Keep Going

A substantial number of older Americans already have difficulty getting where they need to go because they no longer drive. This is true even in areas with a host of transportation options, experts said.
“We have data that show people are stranded,” said Elinor Ginzler, AARP’s director for livable communities.

New York Times [4]: Social Security Disability Cases Last Longer as Backlog Rises

Steadily lengthening delays in the resolution of Social Security disability claims have left hundreds of thousands of people in a kind of purgatory, now waiting as long as three years for a decision.

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[1] Associated Press: http://www.wsoctv.com/news/14801563/detail.html

[2] Associated Press: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5iNxTApa2sQRu0Xx99P3jt2bEXw7gD8TCTAS84

[3] Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/12/07/AR2007120702298_pf.html

[4] New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/10/us/10disability.html?_r=1&hp=&adxnnl=1&oref=slogin&adxnnlx=1197264232-sw06m5PnHEXUcoDjmcLA3Q

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