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Topic - Brendan Buck
One of House Speaker John A. Boehner's top aides is leaving Capitol Hill to serve as a top spokesman for the health insurance industry.
House Republicans accused President Obama of "stunning cynicism" Wednesday for planning an event at the White House with college students to highlight a potential increase in student-loan rates this summer, reprising an issue from last year's re-election campaign.
"I'm thrilled to be joining the AHIP team, and couldn't be more excited for the challenge," Mr. Buck said in AHIP's announcement. "This is an industry going through an unprecedented transition, and health plans need as strong a voice as ever as they seek to provide Americans affordable, quality private coverage."
"The vice president is lashing out because he has no answer for the question Americans are asking: where are the jobs?" said Brendan Buck, a top aide to Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican. "This administration has overseen the worst economic recovery in our history and has a budget that never balances, ever — and hysterical attacks from Joe Biden won't change that."