Additional Presidential Candidates to Appear at Health Care Forum on 3/24

Presidential Candidates to Address Nation’sHealth Care Crisis

Additional CandidatesAnnounced to Appear at Health Care Forum

Washington , DC – The Center for American Progress Action Fund (CAPAF) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) announced three additional candidates who will appear at New Leadership on Health Care: A Presidential Forum . The first presidential forum of the 2008 election focused solely on health care will take place on Saturday, March 24th at 9:30 a.m. in the Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada,Las Vegas.

Presidential candidates who have confirmed are: Sen. Hillary Clinton, Sen. Chris Dodd, Sen. John Edwards, Sen. Mike Gravel, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Sen. Barack Obama, and Gov. Bill Richardson. Karen Tumulty, National Political Correspondent for TIME, will moderate the forum and ask the candidates questions about our health care crisis. Invitations have been extended to every Republican and Democratic presidential candidate.