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Judy Feder

Meet Judy Feder. www.judyfeder.com/ Judy is our Democratic Virginia 10th dstrict nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives. Yesterday she spoke before a crowd of over 35,000 at the Obama rally in Leesburg Virginia.

 

Judy Feder's three decades of health policy experience will make her an invaluable leader in transforming how Washington does business. She began her career researching ways to make health care more affordable. A widely published scholar, Judy worked at the Brookings Institution and Urban Institute before joining the faculty of Georgetown University in 1984.

 

In 1988 she served as Staff Director of the Congressional Pepper Commission, the bipartisan commission on comprehensive health care. In 1993, she was appointed

to the Department of Health and Human Services, where she worked to expand health insurance coverage, manage Medicare and Medicaid effectively, and assure the safety of food and drugs.

 

Judy is a professor and, from 1999 through 2007, was Dean of Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute. Her combination of scholarship and government experience have made the institute one of the nation's most respected training grounds for public policy leaders. Her graduates are tackling the nation's most complicated policy challenges- from health reform in the Congress to military

intelligence in the Pentagon.

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Taken on October 22, 2008