Statements about Health Care

"Canadian middle class incomes are now higher than in the United States. They are working fewer hours for more pay, … living longer on average, and facing less income inequality."

"Idaho was the only Republican-led state in the nation that chose to partner with President Obama" by creating a state-based marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

Under David Dewhurst’s leadership, the Texas "Senate passed an expansion of in-state tuition and free health care to illegal immigrants."

"No Republicans voted for" recent hikes in the income tax, payroll tax, capital gains tax, dividend tax and estate tax. "These taxes were all passed under … Obamacare."

A majority of Americans "since Harry Truman days" support single-payer health insurance, or "full Medicare for all."  

"Explosive growth in Medicare" is the reason federal deficit spending is predicted to top $1 trillion again after falling to $600 billion annually.

"A small majority of Americans don’t think they like the Affordable Care Act, but a large majority of Americans don’t want to do away with the protections that are in the Affordable Care Act."

Under his leadership, more people in Wisconsin "have access to health care."

"For every Kentuckian that has enrolled in Obamacare, 40 have been dropped from their coverage."

"Health care premiums up 90 percent in New Hampshire."

"Over 300K home owner suicides attributed to foreclosures."

Says Al Franken "voted to exempt himself and Congress from enrolling in (the Affordable Care Act marketplaces)."

Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "called Obamacare ‘a great idea.’ "

"One thing that is much more unpopular than the Affordable Care Act is repealing the Affordable Care Act."

"ObamaCare enrollment lie: Obama counts an enrollee as a web user putting a plan in ‘their online shopping carts.’"

"Pregnant women who stand for five to six hours at a time increase their risk of pre-term pregnancy by 80 percent."

Says Mark Udall "decided Obamacare. ... He passed Obamacare with his vote."

The insurance risk corridors aren't going broke like Republicans predicted.

Obamacare is "costing 2 million jobs."

Says Bruce Braley took "tens of thousands from his friends in the health insurance industry" and gave them "special favors" by voting for Obamacare.

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