Richard Carmona Interview — Podcast October 22, 2012

The Meaning of Public Service: Dr. Richard Carmona Discusses His Candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Arizona. Democratic Perspective co-hosts Mike Cosentino and Steve Williamson interview Dr. Richard Carmona, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate from Arizona. Dr. Carmona is a decorated Vietnam veteran, and has served as a Deputy Sheriff of Pima County, Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, and Surgeon General of the United States under President George W. Bush. Dr, Carmona talks about how he got where he is today, why he decided to run for the Senate, and the important role science should play in the making of public policy. In his discussions of the issues — job creation, women’s and seniors’ health care and income security, and our debt to our combat veterans — Dr. Carmona stresses the importance of bi-partisan problem solving, and the true meaning of public service.

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