Statements about Health Care
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."
Says Thomas Jefferson said, "You might be able to fool the people for awhile, and they may go astray, but sooner or later the American people are going to wake up and they will correct the course."
"In Jeanne Shaheen, New Hampshire has a Senator who was the deciding vote to pass Obamacare."
Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."
Says the number of Democrats who voted for the GOP measure allowing health plan renewals is close to the number who voted on GOP bills to delay mandates on employers and individuals.
"The (health care) law does not demand that all of these cancellations go out."
Obamacare "was the Republican plan in the early '90s."
"Given how expansive our program already was," expanding Medicaid in New Jersey due to Obamacare "was a relatively small expansion."
Says the Affordable Care Act has already reduced the number of uninsured in Oregon by 10 percent.
"In July 2010 the government said small businesses -- 60 percent -- will lose their health care, 45 percent of big business and a large percentage of individual health."
"Things went wrong with the Medicare prescription D plan that George Bush rolled out."
"Social Security took seven years before anybody got the first check."
"They delayed my swearing-in here in Massachusetts for a couple weeks so they could ram (the health care law) through."
"A million people … could get health insurance right away" if Texas expanded Medicaid under Obamacare.
The University of Texas is starting "the first medical school at a major Tier One" university "in the last 50 years."
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