News Release

* Obama’s Healthcare Proposal * New Credit Card Law

TRUDY LIEBERMAN
Today, the White House released its new plan on healthcare. Lieberman is a contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review. A complete archive of her Campaign Desk articles can be found at CJR.org.
Lieberman stresses the need for media outlets and others to examine the contents of the proposal rather than focusing on the political jockeying.

ROBERT MANNING
also via Molly Weimer
Manning is author of Credit Card Nation. He recently wrote the piece “Five myths about America’s credit card debt” for the Washington Post. He has several criticisms of the new credit card law, which was passed last spring but only took effect today. He is also involved with alternative proposals that have gained backing at state levels.

For more information, contact at the Institute for Public Accuracy:
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541)
484-9167.