Statements about Health Care

Says Nancy Pelosi said, "Waiting long hours in the emergency room will allow you to make new friends!"

"We’ve got close to 7 million Americans who have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion."

"Obamacare will mean 2.1 million fewer jobs by 2021."

The medical marijuana ballot initiative "doesn’t require a physician writing a prescription" and can be for conditions like "having a back that needs to be scratched."

"Seventy percent of all uninsured live in households in which at least one person is working."

Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."

"Nonpartisan government analysts say Obamacare will cost our economy up to 2.5 million jobs."

"300,000 Floridians will lose their current health plans" because of Obamacare, a plan Alex Sink supports.

Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "supports a plan that would end Medicare as we know it."

North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis would let insurance companies "deny coverage for pre-existing conditions."

Businesses "will be required to certify to the IRS – under penalty of perjury – that Obamacare was not a motivating factor" for cutting staff.

"Six people in Florida die as a result of (not expanding Medicaid) every day."

Says Rep. Renee Ellmers voted for the government shutdown 21 times.

"The CBO’s latest report confirms what Republicans have been saying for years now. Under Obamacare, millions of hardworking Americans will lose their jobs."

"According to (Barack) Obama’s newest unconstitutionally enacted law, health care professionals are now required to violate HIPAA privacy laws and submit medical data to the government," which is "then used as justification for gun confiscation."

Some businesses in Oregon "are having to shrink back their businesses as a result of the law."

A friend’s sister "died from Obamacare" because Blue Shield "completely just pulled out of California."

Says President Barack Obama’s health care law is "expected to destroy 2.3 million jobs."

"The CBO now says the president's health care law will cut the number of full-time jobs in the United States by 2.3 million by 2021."

Cuba has "a lower child mortality rate than ours. Their life expectancy is now greater than ours."

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