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Maggie Hassan on Health Care
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Maggie Hassan on other issues.
  • Repair our mental health system; take pressure off ERs. (Feb 2013)
  • ObamaCare helps working families afford health insurance. (Nov 2012)

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Kelly Ayotte on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kelly Ayotte on other issues.
  • Reforms should lower costs and improve quality. (Jul 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Scott Brown on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Scott Brown on other issues.
  • Massachusetts system good; ObamaCare no good. (Nov 2011)
  • Massachusetts system good; ObamaCare no good. (Nov 2011)
  • MA voters took up Brown's offer as 41st vote against Obama. (Sep 2010)
  • 41st vote against Obama's healthcare plan. (Jan 2010)
  • MA already has health bill; don't impose new federal bill. (Nov 2009)
  • Public option is really a government option. (Sep 2009)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional call for universal health care. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for all smoking regulation costs. (Oct 2003)
  • Supported $10M cut in the uncompensated care pool. (Jul 2003)
  • Ensure access to basic health care, including state funding. (Nov 2002)
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
Andy Martin on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Andy Martin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Rubens on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Rubens on other issues.
  • Replace ObamaCare with ideas that harness market forces. (Nov 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare and replace it with consumer choice. (Nov 2013)
Jeanne Shaheen on Health Care
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare. (Nov 2013)
  • We need a universal health care system to cover everyone. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians. (Jan 2009)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Karen Testerman on Health Care
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Testerman on other issues.
  • ObamaCare is unaffordable and unworkable. (Nov 2013)

House:


Annie Kuster on Health Care
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Annie Kuster on other issues.
  • No private mandate and voucher system. (May 2011)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
Carol Shea-Porter on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Carol Shea-Porter on other issues.
  • Medicare for all. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (May 2013)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Lynch on Health Care
Democratic NH Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Lynch on other issues.
  • Expand children’s health insurance program. (Nov 2006)
Jeanne Shaheen on Health Care
Democrat Sr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeanne Shaheen on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare. (Nov 2013)
  • We need a universal health care system to cover everyone. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians. (Jan 2009)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Charlie Bass on Health Care
Republican Representative (NH-2): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Bass on other issues.
  • No massive government takeover of health care. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Tax credits for those without employee health insurance. (May 2002)
  • Tax deduction for long-term care insurance. (May 2002)
  • Support telemedicine for underserved areas. (May 2002)
  • $350 billion for prescriptions for poor seniors. (May 2002)
  • Rated 22% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Craig Benson on Health Care
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Craig Benson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Fernald on Health Care
Former Democratic Governor (until 1996): Click here for Mark Fernald on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burt Cohen on Health Care
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Burt Cohen on other issues.
  • Add a prescription drug benefit under Medicare. (May 2004)
  • Commit federal funds to veterans’ health care expenses. (Nov 2003)
Doris Haddock on Health Care
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doris Haddock on other issues.
  • Allow negotiating lower prescription drug prices. (Sep 2004)
  • Calls for national health care. (Aug 2004)
Bill Zeliff on Health Care
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Bill Zeliff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Alciere on Health Care
2010 GOP challenger (lost primary); formerly State Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Alciere on other issues.
  • Avoid federal funding for health coverage. (Mar 2010)
Jim Bender on Health Care
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Bender on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it limits choices by consumers. (Aug 2010)
Ken Blevens on Health Care
Libertarian challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Blevens on other issues.
  • SCHIP is part of a socialist agenda. (Jul 2007)
Jeb Bradley on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bradley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Judd Gregg on Health Care
Republican Sr Senator (NH): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Judd Gregg on other issues.
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 25% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Support enhanced health insurance marketplace pooling. (Apr 2008)
Paul Hodes on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Universal access to quality healthcare. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Paul Hodes on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Paul Hodes on other issues.
  • Universal access to quality healthcare. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
John Sununu on Health Care
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
John Sununu on Health Care
Republican Senator; previously Representative (NH-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Sununu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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