Fighting the AIDS pandemic at home and abroad with prevention, education and treatment is the right choice for the economy and for the health of our citizens. The economic crisis isn't helping the AIDS fight. As he develops his first H.I.V./AIDS strategy, making the case for additional funding is Mr. Obama's latest dilemma.
Mr. Koch is a former three-term mayor of New York City and a former U.S. congressman. Mr. Weiner is a former spokesman for the White House Drug Policy Office and House Government Operations Committee and was a legislative assistant to Koch. Mr. Osserman is the president of the Dartmouth College Coalition for Progress.
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