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- Karen Tumulty national political correspondent, "Time" magazine.
- Gerald Shea AFL-CIO, special assistant to the president for health care
- Elise Gould director, health policy research, Economic Policy Institute
- Jonathan Gruber professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and technical consultant,Department of Health and Human Services
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