Statements about Health Care
Even after collective bargaining reforms, most Wisconsin public employees "are still paying about 12 to 13 percent" of their health insurance premiums, while most state residents who work in the private sector "pay 20 to 25 percent."
"For the cost of $5 vanilla soy latte a day, you can get a sweet health insurance plan to match."
Obamacare medical device tax "has led to the loss of thousands of jobs" in U.S.
It's a good sign for Obamacare that in California, "the proportion of kids who are signing up is the proportion of kids in the population."
Obamacare is a "massive, massive income redistribution" with "$250 billion a year in Medicaid expansion (and) in the subsidy structure that's basically being paid for by people on Medicare, through Medicare cuts, and a lot of tax increases."
"Why would our president close the embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare."
"We, the bishops of the United States -- can you believe it -- in 1919 came out for more affordable, more comprehensive, more universal health care."
"Back door gun control is in full effect in the United States" due to "Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency."
"The economy bled $24 billion" due to the government shutdown.
"Only 536 Georgians are signed up for Obamacare while 400,000 in the state lost their health insurance."
"Republicans have proposed dozens of (health care) solutions designed to help control costs and improve quality."
Republican ideas on health care don’t give people "an option to even enroll in something that they can afford."
On whether people can keep their insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Florida’s proposed amendment for medical marijuana would allow "people who alleged minor ailments such as muscle spasms, neck pain, back pain and even menstrual cramps (to qualify) for government-sanctioned pot-smoking."
Mark Warner cast "the tiebreaking vote" to pass Obamacare.
The Affordable Care Act alters the "sensible doctor-patient-relationship-centered health care program ... we see today."
"You've got more people wanting to go moose hunting in New Hampshire than want Obamacare."
"8.5 million Americans have gotten rebate checks because their insurance companies were spending too much money on executive bonuses and administrative costs and not enough on health care."
"500,000 people have signed up for #Obamacare."
Says Mark Pryor "cut Medicare to pay for Obamacare."
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