Statements about Health Care
"Over 73% of all donations raised (from the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) are going to fundraising, overhead, executive salaries, and external donations."
Says Mark Pryor "continues to insist" that Obamacare is "an amazing success."
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit compared the health care law to buying a pepperoni and ham pizza from Domino's or Pizza Hut.
"There were 36 states where Republicans who were in charge refused to implement a state (health insurance) exchange."
Says a new report shows the "devastating tax hikes (in the health care law) will have on middle-class Kentuckians."
Amid the "crisis at our southern border," there are "reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as … Ebola virus."
"74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act."
The U.S. Supreme Court is "five guys who start determining what contraceptions are legal."
Says Mitch McConnell voted to raise Medicare costs for a current Kentucky senior by $6,000.
Says Alison Lundergan Grimes "supports Obamacare, which cuts $700 billion from seniors’ Medicare."
"Thanks to #ObamaCare, average E.R. wait in California is 5 hours."
"A salesclerk at Hobby Lobby who needs contraception … is not going to get that service through her employer’s health care plan because her employer doesn’t think she should be using contraception."
"Women of childbearing age spend 68 percent more in out-of-pocket health care costs than men."
"By the time I left" the State Department, "economic growth was up and opium production was down" in Afghanistan, while "infant mortality declined" and school enrollment rose by more than sevenfold.
Says Hillary Clinton opposed an individual mandate and favored an employer mandate back in 1993.
"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.
"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 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."
"For every Kentuckian that has enrolled in Obamacare, 40 have been dropped from their coverage."
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