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"In the history of the United States, 168 presidential nominees have been filibustered, 82 blocked under President Obama, 86 blocked under all the other presidents."
Says Tom Cotton "voted to turn Medicare into a voucher system."
"Given how expansive our program already was," expanding Medicaid in New Jersey due to Obamacare "was a relatively small expansion."
Due to Obamacare, Arkansas "has covered almost 14 percent of its uninsured already."
"Health insurance is more expensive in Massachusetts than anywhere else in the country."
Says Mike Enzi is "getting about 84 percent of his campaign funds from Washington-based PACs. That's more than any senator of either party."
"The vast majority of people in this country are keeping their (health insurance) plan."
Nearly 6 in 10 uninsured Americans "can get health insurance for what may be the equivalent of your cell phone bill."
Emergency rooms account for "2 percent of all health care spending."
"The IRS has been specifically forbidden ... from ever actually pursuing either civil or criminal remedies" for people who don’t purchase health insurance.
"No one beta-tested" healthcare.gov.
"Half of all CEOs say that the shutdown and the threat of shutdown set back their plans to hire over the next six months."
"Eighty percent of the antibiotics in this country are fed to livestock."
Democrats already agreed to "a deal that Republicans wanted, that Eric Cantor said would be a win."
Because of the 2011 debt ceiling fight, "the stock market lost 2,000 points."
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
Under economic sanctions, "now Iran is suffering 30 percent inflation, 20 percent unemployment."
"Up to half of all Americans have a pre-existing condition."
"(Obamacare) is a bill which has never once had a majority of Americans favor it."
The employer mandate "affects only 5 percent of businesses in this country."
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