Patrick Murphy on Health Care
Patrick Murphy: The Affordable Care Act was a huge step forward for our country and one of the crowning achievements of President Obama's time in office. I am proud to have his endorsement and I am proud to support the ACA. The ACA already provides healthcare to more than a million Floridians, makes prescription drugs more affordable for seniors, and prohibits insurance companies from charging women more just for being women. It also ensures Floridians with pre-existing conditions still receive the care they need. We can build on this progress by expanding Medicaid in Florida to cover 848,000 Floridians without health insurance. While there are of course improvements we can make to the ACA, the law has had a hugely positive impact on Florida and the country. We should work to build off its success and I will always oppose Republican attempts to tear it down.
Christian Coalition publishes a number of special voter educational materials including the Christian Coalition Voter Guides, which provide voters with critical information about where candidates stand on important faith and family issues. The Christian Coalition Voters Guide summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Repealing "Obamacare" that forces citizens to buy insurance or pay a tax"
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