Harvard physician Atul Gawande says we need to change the nation's approach to aging and dying. How nursing homes can focus more on patients’ need for human connection, and how end-of-life treatment is actually shortening lives instead of extending them.
President Bush launched his re-election fund raising efforts this week. His campaign war chest will likely set a new record. Meanwhile a crowded Democratic field is competing for primary votes as well as dollars. We’ll talk about fund raising in the upcoming presidential campaign.
- Thomas Mann senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and co-author of "The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How To Get It Back On Track"
- Charlie Cook editor and publisher of the "Cook Political Report"
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