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- David Cutler professor of applied economics, Harvard University, senior advisor to the Obama 2008 Presidential Campaign, and author of "Your Money Or Your Life: Strong Medicine for America's Health Care System"
- Bruce Bartlett columnist, former Reagan economic policy aide, and Treasury Department appointee under George H.W. Bush. Latest book: "The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward."
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