2011 Scrip 100: Year to reform the business model
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Late on 2 November, John Boehner, the Ohio Republican congressman, stepped up to the podium, basking in his party's convincing US mid-term elections win. After the cheers died down, he delivered an emotional and concise victory speech in which he did not once mention US healthcare reform. For the next Speaker of the House of Representatives, this omission was telling.