The American Nurses Association has endorsed the Obama Biden ticket for President and VP in the 2008 election. To find out more about why the ANA believes Obama and Biden will be a better choice to help nurses, see the new website they have created to help voters make an informed choice. Information and materials are available from this site for nurses to educate others.
The American Nurses Association has has announced its endorsement of Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) for President in the 2008 election. The ANA has endorsed presidential candidates since 1984. The process includes inviting candidates to submit a questionnaire on nursing and health care issues and having a personal interview. ANA also considers the results of its online survey of members. Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) addressed the ANA House of Delegates in June, 2008 and spoke about the need for real change to the U.S. health care system. ANA President Rebecca M. Patton MSN, RN, CNOR, is urging nurses, who represent the largest faction of health care workers in the…