Rep. Dr. Charles Boustany to give GOP response on health care

From The Associated Press:

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Congressman Charles Boustany will deliver the Republicans' speech in response to President Obama's health care speech this week.

The Lafayette Republican's press office said Tuesday that Boustany 's speech will focus on lowering health care costs. Boustany is a surgeon who was first elected to Congress in 2004.

The Republican is in his third term representing Acadiana and southwest Louisiana. The president is set to deliver a speech to Congress on health care on Wednesday.

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