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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Ken Cuccinelli on Health Care
Republican Challenger : Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • Opposes ObamaCare and opposes delaying its implementation. (Jul 2013)
  • Government out of healthcare decisions: focus on competition. (Mar 2013)
  • ObamaCare forces citizens to make purchases. (Feb 2013)
  • ObamaCare is costly at both federal and state levels. (Feb 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare as a tax, by simple majority. (Feb 2013)
  • Allow cross-state purchasing & health savings accounts. (Feb 2013)
  • Challenged & won on Constitutionality of ObamaCare's mandate. (Mar 2011)
  • ObamaCare has 6 years of costs vs. 10 years of tax revenue. (Mar 2011)
Terry McAuliffe on Health Care
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Supports ObamaCare's expanding the state's Medicaid program. (Jul 2013)
  • Expand Medicaid with $21B in federal funds. (Mar 2013)
  • 37 million uninsured is not fair. (Jan 2007)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
Bob McDonnell on Health Care
Republican Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • Don't turn over world's best system to federal government. (Jan 2010)
  • Resist congressional encroachment & socialized medicine. (Jul 2009)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
Robert Sarvis on Health Care
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Focus on catastrophic insurance & cash subsidies. (Sep 2013)

Senate:

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George Allen on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • ObamaCare hurts seniors by taking $700B from Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Root out $50 billion a year in Medicare waste. (Aug 2012)
  • I want to be the deciding vote to repeal ObamaCare. (Jun 2012)
  • 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 YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Tim Kaine on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Let Medicare negotiate rates for prescription drug prices. (Oct 2012)
  • Inaction was not a solution for healthcare. (Jun 2012)
  • Bush fights states getting cheap Rx for seniors. (Jan 2006)
  • Our seniors were promised medications but got poor planning. (Jan 2006)
  • One out of 7 Virginians lack health insurance. (Nov 2005)
  • Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year. (Oct 2009)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
Mark Warner on Health Care
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare. (Nov 2013)
  • Proposed 50-governor 7-principle Medicaid reform. (Nov 2008)
  • As governor, 138,000 more children covered by insurance. (Mar 2008)
  • Get every eligible child health care. (Nov 2001)
  • Answer seniors’ questions with “Senior Navigator”. (Jan 2001)
  • Supports Virginia Health Care Foundation for under-served. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jul 2013)
James Webb on Health Care
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • Focus on health access, not on corporate profits. (May 2006)
  • Don’t let drug companies write Rx drug plan. (Apr 2006)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)

House:


Eric Cantor on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • ObamaCare forces lawsuits to practice our faith. (Sep 2012)
  • Trillion-dollar price tags when decision by bureaucrats. (Sep 2010)
  • Options without mandates: cross-state insurance & pooling. (Sep 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 regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 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 NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Sponsored bill to repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Gerry Connolly on Health Care
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • No denying coverage for pre-existing conditions. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 2011)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
Randy Forbes on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes on other issues.
  • Supports terminal patient rights & senior rights. (Jun 2001)
  • 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 NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
Bob Goodlatte on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte on other issues.
  • 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 NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • 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 YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Morgan Griffith on Health Care
Republican (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Replace ObamaCare with market-based reforms. (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)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
Robert Hurt on Health Care
Republican (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
James Moran on Health Care
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 26 full quotes OR click here for James Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Scott Rigell on Health Care
Republican (District 2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes public option for health insurance. (Nov 2010)
Bobby Scott on Health Care
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott on other issues.
  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention. (Jan 2001)
  • More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Robert Wittman on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman on other issues.
  • 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 regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 2011)
Frank Wolf on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf on other issues.
  • 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 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 NO 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 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 YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (May 2013)
  • Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE. (Jun 2009)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Health Care
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
  • Make health care accessible & affordable for all Virginians. (Jul 2009)
Tim Kaine on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Let Medicare negotiate rates for prescription drug prices. (Oct 2012)
  • Inaction was not a solution for healthcare. (Jun 2012)
  • Bush fights states getting cheap Rx for seniors. (Jan 2006)
  • Our seniors were promised medications but got poor planning. (Jan 2006)
  • One out of 7 Virginians lack health insurance. (Nov 2005)
  • Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year. (Oct 2009)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
Mark Warner on Health Care
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • AdWatch: Targeted by RNC robocalls for support of ObamaCare. (Nov 2013)
  • Proposed 50-governor 7-principle Medicaid reform. (Nov 2008)
  • As governor, 138,000 more children covered by insurance. (Mar 2008)
  • Get every eligible child health care. (Nov 2001)
  • Answer seniors’ questions with “Senior Navigator”. (Jan 2001)
  • Supports Virginia Health Care Foundation for under-served. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jul 2013)
Tim Donner on Health Care
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • No more federal funding for health coverage. (Sep 2011)
  • Begin with the absolute necessity to terminate Obamacare. (Jul 2011)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Bob Marshall on Health Care
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
  • Patron of VA Health Care Freedom Act: challenge ObamaCare. (May 2012)
  • Tax credit for individuals buying private insurance. (May 2008)
Jamie Radtke on Health Care
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
  • Repeal Obama's health care overhaul. (May 2012)
  • Replace ObamaCare with health savings accounts. (Jul 2011)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Mark Earley on Health Care
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gilmore on Health Care
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • $25M more for medical care for most vulnerable citizens. (Jan 2001)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
John Hager on Health Care
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for John Hager on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virgil Goode on Health Care
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Oppose more federal funding for health coverage. (May 2012)
  • End ObamaCare; support tort reform. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • 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 YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Abolish federal Medicare entitlement; leave it to states. (Dec 2000)
  • Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers. (Mar 2002)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Charles Robb on Health Care
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • Voted YES on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
Edward Schrock on Health Care
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Herb Bateman on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • 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)
Tom Bliley on Health Care
Republican (District 7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • 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)
Rick Boucher on Health Care
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 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)
  • Voted NO on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO 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 NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing suing HMOs, but under federal rules & limited award. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 78% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Jo Ann Davis on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Supported funding women's health needs. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding older women's health. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Prenatal and Postpartum Care. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Family and Children's Coverage. (Jul 1999)
Tom Davis on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • 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 NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers. (Mar 2002)
  • 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 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
Thelma Drake on Health Care
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake on other issues.
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
Jim Gilmore on Health Care
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • $25M more for medical care for most vulnerable citizens. (Jan 2001)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
Harris Miller on Health Care
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
  • Bush Medicare reforms catered to industry instead of seniors. (Feb 2006)
Glenn Nye on Health Care
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Tom Perriello on Health Care
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • Voted NO on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Owen Pickett on Health Care
Democrat (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Norman Sisisky on Health Care
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted NO on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
John Warner on Health Care
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for John Warner on other issues.
  • 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 requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted NO on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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