Statements about Health Care
Says Tammy Baldwin introduced a bill that would require doctors and other health care workers to ask patients, "including young children, whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or if they know their gender identity."
Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors."
Says Paul Ryan’s budget plan "ends Medicare."
Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals."
Says U.S. Senate opponent Tommy Thompson favors raising taxes on small businesses.
Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."
U.S. House opponent Paul Ryan supports "cutting funding for veterans by 24 percent."
Federal law adopted "under Tommy Thompson's watch" prohibits the government from negotiating for "better prices" on prescription drugs for senior citizens
Says U.S. Senate rival Tammy Baldwin wants a "completely government-controlled" health care system that goes "far beyond 'Obamacare'" and is "a Medicare system for all."
Says Tommy Thompson favors Obama's health care mandate, was publicly thanked by Obama for health reform support and that Thompson "says we can't repeal 'Obamacare.'"
President Obama and Nancy Pelosi said "Obamacare" would save money because "they factored in 10 years worth of tax revenue and only six and half years worth of expenses."
A study showed that President Barack Obama’s health-care reforms will "devastate Wisconsin" by pushing people off employer-sponsored insurance, driving up premiums, increasing dependency and making 122,000 people ineligible for Medicaid.
"Obamacare" is the "biggest tax increase in American history."
Says "Obamacare" is "the largest middle-class tax increase in history."
Says he "never supported" federal health care individual mandate.
President Barack Obama’s health care reform "slashed $500 billion from Medicare."
Says "Barack Obama and his team" are "socialists in every respect of the word."
Says U.S. Senate rival Tommy Thompson said he wants to "do away with Medicare."
Federal health care reforms amounted to ‘the government takeover of health care.’
Access for 12,000 women to use Planned Parenthood -- "not for the right to choose," but for "basic health care" -- was "taken away" by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
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