Congress http://aspenpublicradio.org en Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation? http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/can-congress-come-together-build-healthier-nation <p><strong>Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation?</strong></p><p>There's much more to health politics than the Affordable Care Act. Along with remarkable new advances in medicine by 2024, we will see Baby Boomers swamping the health care system, more veterans needing services, and the impact of climate change becoming ever more apparent. Leaders from both political parties in both houses of Congress should be shaping the vision, negotiating the legislation and committing the funding to improve the nation’s health. What can Congress do to promote better health for more Americans? How can our elected officials reach consensus?</p><p>William Frist, Thomas Daschle, Julie Rovner, Mickey Edwards</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 19:16:00 +0000 Rob St. Mary 20640 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Can Congress Come Together to Build a Healthier Nation? Colorado's Congressional Delegation: Feelings Differ on Syria http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colorados-congressional-delegation-feelings-differ-syria <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Colorado’s elected leaders in Washington have differing opinions on whether to move forward with American-led missile strikes in Syria. President Obama wants Congressional backing before he approves of any military intervention. But, he may have to work hard to get some of Colorado’s delegation on board.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:50:37 +0000 Marci Krivonen 7013 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colorado's Congressional Delegation: Feelings Differ on Syria