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Stacey Abrams on Health Care
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger
Click here for 5 full quotes by Stacey Abrams OR click here for Stacey Abrams on other issues.
  • Protect progress of ObamaCare, instead of lawsuits. (Feb 2019)
  • Medicaid expansion for reduced cost & preexisting conditions. (Nov 2018)
  • Paying for uncompensated care brings money back. (Nov 2018)
  • Expand Medicaid; explore universal coverage. (Aug 2017)
  • Let ObamaCare plans cover abortion. (Mar 2014)
Justin Amash on Health Care
Independent MI Rep; possible Presidential Challenger
Click here for 7 full quotes by Justin Amash OR click here for Justin Amash on other issues.
  • Don't require purchase of government-approved insurance. (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)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Michael Bennet on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Senator
Click here for 16 full quotes by Michael Bennet OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Medicare for 35M; private insurance for the other 295M. (Jun 2019)
  • Public option better than Medicare for All. (May 2019)
  • Public option rather than Medicare-for-All. (May 2019)
  • Prefers public option to Medicare for All. (Apr 2019)
  • Make public plan optional; others can keep private insurance. (Feb 2019)
  • Single payer would lead to massive tax increase. (Mar 2017)
  • Help seniors on Medicare; speed up drug approval. (Sep 2016)
  • I back fiscally sound measures, including Medicare cuts. (Oct 2010)
  • $500B savings in Medicare is heart of health care reform. (Oct 2010)
  • Committee membership: Health, Education, Labor & Pensions. (Dec 2009)
  • 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)
  • Supports government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Feb 2015)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Joe Biden on Health Care
Former Vice President; previously Democratic Senator (DE)
Click here for 35 full quotes by Joe Biden OR click here for Joe Biden on other issues.
  • Expand ObamaCare, but not Medicare-for-All. (Apr 2019)
  • National effort to cure cancer by genomics. (Oct 2017)
  • Increased funding for NIH to highest level in a decade. (Jan 2016)
  • Those near doughnut hole you get $600 more for Rx benefits. (Oct 2012)
  • Medicare gives seniors choice, even if Rx prices negotiated. (Oct 2012)
  • ObamaCare built on the best of our private insurance system. (Mar 2011)
  • Advised delaying ObamaCare while busy avoiding Depression. (May 2010)
  • Insurance mandate is same debate as for Social Security. (Feb 2010)
  • Modernize, simplify & expand health insurance. (Nov 2007)
  • Help medical students find ways to finance their tuition. (Oct 2007)
  • Start paying for universal coverage with $100B in redundancy. (Sep 2007)
  • Rethink healthcare by focusing on prevention. (Sep 2007)
  • Start with catastrophic insurance and insuring all kids. (Aug 2007)
  • Got tested for AIDS after blood transfusion; no shame in it. (Jun 2007)
  • Survived two aneurysms in the 1990s. (Oct 2005)

    Voting Record

  • McCain health plan is ultimate Bridge to Nowhere. (Oct 2008)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on including prescription drugs under Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on limiting self-employment health deduction. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on increasing tobacco restrictions. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted NO on Medicare means-testing. (Jun 1997)
  • Voted YES on blocking medical savings acounts. (Apr 1996)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
Mike Bloomberg on Health Care
Mayor of New York City (Independent)
Click here for 12 full quotes by Mike Bloomberg OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • We can never afford to replace employer-based health system. (Jan 2019)
  • Individual mandate makes insurance affordable for all. (Dec 2017)
  • Obesity kills more people than smoking; limit portion size. (Mar 2013)
  • Large sugary drink rule is portion control, not a ban. (Mar 2013)
  • 2000: Two stents implanted in coronary artery. (Sep 2010)
  • $500M to Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health. (Sep 2010)
  • Ban trans-fats and replace with fruit & vegetable vendors. (Jan 2008)
  • $2.5B trust fund for NYC future retirees� health care. (Jun 2007)
  • Pay-for-prevention towards goal of universal coverage. (Jun 2007)
  • Prioritize city healthcare on HIV, diabetes & hypertension. (May 2007)
  • Banned trans fats in NYC restaurants. (Apr 2007)
  • Smoking ban was a crusade of his mayoral administration. (Oct 2005)
Cory Booker on Health Care
Mayor of Newark; N.J. Senator
Click here for 16 full quotes by Cory Booker OR click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
  • Too many profiting off of people's pain. (Jun 2019)
  • Health care is a right; public option is step towards goal. (May 2019)
  • Support Medicare for All but do what's possible now. (May 2019)
  • Public option is first step, negotiate lower drug prices. (Apr 2019)
  • Medicare for all; start with commonsense reforms. (Mar 2019)
  • Allow importing prescription drugs to lower Rx prices. (Feb 2019)
  • Backs Medicare-for-All. (Feb 2019)
  • Ok to consider single-payer, but I'm not behind it. (Mar 2017)
  • Repealing ObamaCare hurts working-class. (Mar 2017)
  • Repealing ObamaCare with no replacement just hurts Americans. (Jan 2017)
  • ObamaCare is a vital step in the right direction. (Nov 2013)
  • ObamaCare needs to be improved, but is helping people now. (Oct 2013)
  • Control healthcare cost; no comment on single-payer. (Aug 2013)
  • We need a national solution and also local solutions. (Feb 2009)
  • Newark Rx: affordable medications for uninsured Newarkers. (Feb 2009)
  • Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services. (Feb 2017)
Steve Bullock on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MT Governor
Click here for 7 full quotes by Steve Bullock OR click here for Steve Bullock on other issues.
  • Build on ObamaCare but don't replace with single-payer. (Jun 2019)
  • Medicaid expansion good for business & jobs. (Jan 2019)
  • Got Medicaid expansion through a GOP-dominated legislature. (Sep 2018)
  • Protect ObamaCare before pushing to expand further. (Oct 2017)
  • Worked with legislature to expand Medicaid. (Mar 2016)
  • Insure the working poor with federal dollars. (Jan 2015)
  • Access Health Montana: increase coverage and access. (Jan 2013)
Pete Buttigieg on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; IN Mayor
Click here for 6 full quotes by Pete Buttigieg OR click here for Pete Buttigieg on other issues.
  • Single payer option can lead to Medicare for all. (Mar 2019)
  • Medicare for all who want it: public option. (Mar 2019)
  • Public option is step towards universal care. (Mar 2019)
  • Single rate for healthcare before single payer. (Feb 2019)
  • His generation not put off by claims of "socialism". (Feb 2019)
  • Single payer can still allow role for private insurance. (Feb 2019)
Julian Castro on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; former HUD Secretary
Click here for 5 full quotes by Julian Castro OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • US should be the healthiest nation. (Apr 2019)
  • Medicare for all, but allow private insurance. (Apr 2019)
  • Would tax the richest to fund Medicare for All. (Feb 2019)
  • Medicare for all, paid for by tax on wealthy. (Jan 2019)
  • Americans should not be on their own for health care. (Apr 2011)
Hillary Clinton on Health Care
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 105 full quotes by Hillary Clinton OR click here for 25 older headlines OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Early diagnosis and intervention for mental illness. (Oct 2016)
  • Assisted suicide acceptable with appropriate safeguards. (Jun 2016)
  • Medicare-for-all is not economically feasible. (Feb 2016)
  • No easy answer on end-of-life; but open to listening. (Feb 2016)
  • The VA has failed our veterans & needs to be revamped. (Nov 2015)
  • The science is clear: vaccines work. (Feb 2015)
  • Ebola won't stay confined; put resources into Africa. (Oct 2014)
  • Don�t legitimize end-of-life decision, but ok to help decide. (Apr 2008)
  • Decrease generic drug costs for developing countries. (Apr 2008)
  • Taxpayers pay for drug R&D, not drug companies. (Jan 2008)
  • Need a health care system that manages chronic diseases. (Jan 2008)
  • Universal health care is a core Democratic principle. (Jan 2008)
  • Pledges to support $50B for AIDS relief in US and world. (Dec 2007)
  • Worked on education & welfare in Arkansas but not healthcare. (Oct 2007)
  • No parent should be told �no� for healthcare for their kids. (Sep 2007)
  • Local smoking bans ok, but no national ban. (Sep 2007)
  • Outcry if AIDS were leading disease of young whites. (Jun 2007)
  • Electronic medical records save $120 billion in health care. (Jun 2007)
  • Insurers must fund prevention without preexisting conditions. (Mar 2007)
  • Require electronic medical record for all federal healthcare. (Mar 2007)
  • Increase America�s commitment against Global AIDS. (Nov 2006)
  • FDA should compare drug effectiveness--not just safety. (Oct 2006)
  • Supply more medical needs of families, & insure all children. (Jun 2006)
  • Healthcare system plagued with underuse, overuse, and abuse. (Oct 2005)
  • Fought for pediatric rule: new drugs tested for child safety. (Oct 2005)
  • Low-tech low-cost water treatment for developing world. (Nov 2003)
  • Millions uninsured is source of America's healthcare crisis. (Nov 2003)
  • Recommended "managed competition"; not single-payer system. (Nov 2003)
  • Fund teaching hospitals federally because market fails. (Sep 2000)
  • Regulate tobacco; fine of $3000 for every underage smoker. (Apr 2000)
  • Be prepared with defenses against infectious disease. (Oct 1999)
  • Medicare should be strengthened today. (Sep 1999)
  • GOP overwhelmed by her health reform knowledge. (Jun 1995)
  • $100B to get started on healthcare reform. (Jun 1994)
  • Smaller steps to progress on health care. (Jan 2000)

    1990s HillaryCare

  • Hillary appointed 8 days after inauguration to health cmte. (Oct 2007)
  • A plan is necessary; but consensus is more necessary. (Sep 2007)
  • 1993:Ambitious role plagued from start by secrecy complaints. (Jun 2007)
  • 1990s plan failed after big pharma & insurance worked on it. (Apr 2007)
  • 1990s healthcare reforms laid groundwork for today�s reforms. (Mar 2007)
  • Still scarred from 1990s reform, but now doing it better. (Feb 2007)
  • 1997: Helped found State Children�s Health Insurance Program. (Dec 2006)
  • More people read my health plan abroad than in the US. (Nov 2005)
  • 1993 health plan initially praised as moderate & workable. (Jun 2004)
  • 1990s reform called �secretive� but had 600 in working group. (Nov 2003)
  • When last Republican backed out, HillaryCare died. (Nov 2003)
  • Despite failure, glad she tried system-wide reform. (Nov 2003)
  • 1994 "Harry & Louise" ads exploited consumer fears. (Nov 2003)
  • 1990s plan based on employer mandate. (Feb 2003)
  • Learned lessons on health care; but hasn�t given up goal. (Aug 2000)
  • 1979: Developed program to deliver rural healthcare. (Aug 1999)
  • OpEd: 1993 debate was highest level ever reached. (Jun 1997)
  • 1994: can't fix just part of problem; it's all or nothing. (Jan 1997)

    2008 HillaryCare

  • 2006: If I can't do universal coverage, why run? (Aug 2009)
  • AdWatch: Got health insurance for six million kids. (Mar 2008)
  • Include everyone, to avoid cherry-picking and its hidden tax. (Feb 2008)
  • Healthcare without mandate is like voluntary Social Security. (Feb 2008)
  • Many uninsured are young & don�t think they need coverage. (Feb 2008)
  • Make it illegal to discriminate against sick people. (Feb 2008)
  • Tired of health insurance companies deciding who live or die. (Feb 2008)
  • Universal health care will not work if it is voluntary. (Feb 2008)
  • Mandate insurance AND make it affordable for all. (Jan 2008)
  • Health care tax credit ensures affordability. (Nov 2007)
  • Insurance companies cannot deny people coverage. (Oct 2007)
  • Condemns insurers as motivated by greed. (Oct 2007)
  • American Health Choices Plan: keep yours or pick Congress�. (Sep 2007)
  • Pay for health plan by $52B tax repeal & $77B efficiencies. (Sep 2007)
  • Mandated responsibility by individuals, industry & employers. (Sep 2007)
  • Since 1993, new consensus developed on need for healthcare. (Sep 2007)
  • Include insurance industry in discussions, but rein them in. (Sep 2007)
  • Universal health care coverage by the end of my second term. (Feb 2007)
  • I have the expertise to achieve universal healthcare for all. (Feb 2007)
  • We need a uniquely American solution to health care. (Oct 2006)

    ObamaCare

  • ObamaCare benefits the insured as well as the uninsured. (Oct 2016)
  • I'll fix ObamaCare; they'll repeal it. (Oct 2016)
  • OpEd: Settling for ObamaCare abandons single-payer. (Jun 2016)
  • Go from 90% coverage under ObamaCare to 100% coverage. (Feb 2016)
  • We worked since Harry Truman to pass healthcare; defend it. (Jan 2016)
  • The Affordable Care Act has had successes. (Dec 2015)
  • States that didn't extend Medicaid drive up costs still. (Dec 2015)
  • Non-employer system better; but don't turn back ObamaCare. (Mar 2014)
  • 2007: recast 1990s disaster as experience to make it happen. (Jan 2010)
  • We need a movement to get healthcare done this time. (Aug 2009)

    Voting Record

  • Health care initiatives are her first priority in Senate. (Feb 2001)
  • 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 YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES 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 reimportation of Rx drugs from Canada. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on allowing patients to sue HMOs & collect punitive damages. (Jun 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding GOP version of Medicare prescription drug benefit. (Apr 2001)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
  • Invest funds to alleviate the nursing shortage. (Apr 2001)
  • Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations. (May 2003)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • End government propaganda on Medicare bill. (Mar 2004)
  • Sponsored bill for mental health service for older Americans. (May 2005)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn. (Apr 2008)
Bill de Blasio on Health Care
NYC Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
Click here for 10 full quotes by Bill de Blasio OR click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
  • Don't defend private health insurance; it's not working. (Jun 2019)
  • Wife runs ThriveNYC for mental health reform. (May 2019)
  • Require measles vaccinations, even for religious schools. (Apr 2019)
  • Everyone has a right to health care. (Jan 2019)
  • Health care is a human right; fight for single-payer. (Jan 2019)
  • MetroPlus: public option for every single New Yorker. (Jan 2019)
  • Guarantee health care for every New Yorker. (Jan 2019)
  • Recruit & train nurses without need to go overseas. (Oct 2013)
  • Enroll 600,000 more New Yorkers in ObamaCare by 2018. (Oct 2013)
  • Train New Yorkers to fill 16,000 nursing positions. (Oct 2013)
John Delaney on Health Care
Democratic candidate for President; U.S. Rep from MD-6
Click here for 13 full quotes by John Delaney OR click here for John Delaney on other issues.
  • Keep what's working and fix what's broken. (Jun 2019)
  • Medicare-for-All would negatively impact hospitals. (Jun 2019)
  • Create public option but let people opt out. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports universal care, not Medicare-for-All. (Feb 2019)
  • No Medicare for All, but yes universal health care. (Feb 2019)
  • Let 55-year-olds buy into Medicare. (May 2018)
  • Allow Medicare to negotiate pharmaceutical pricing. (May 2018)
  • Costs would rise too quickly in a single-payer system. (May 2018)
  • ObamaCare ensures access to affordable quality health care. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Tulsi Gabbard on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; HI Rep.
Click here for 6 full quotes by Tulsi Gabbard OR click here for Tulsi Gabbard on other issues.
  • Medicare-for-All will reduce bureaucratic costs. (Jun 2019)
  • Supports Medicare for All; address prescription costs. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports Medicare-for-All but keep private insurance. (Mar 2019)
  • Supports Medicare-for-All; tax wealthiest 5% to pay for it. (Jan 2019)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Health Care
Democratic Senator (NY)
Click here for 23 full quotes by Kirsten Gillibrand OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Transition to Medicare for all through public option. (Apr 2019)
  • Provide a public option to get to universal coverage. (Jan 2019)
  • Basic Health Program: offer lower-priced health insurance. (Jan 2019)
  • Expand Medicare and add not-for-profit public option. (Oct 2018)
  • Opposes NYC large sugary drink ban. (Oct 2012)
  • Investigate insurers until full program initiates in 2014. (Oct 2010)
  • Medicare for all; allow drug reimportation. (Nov 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 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)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
  • Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services. (Feb 2017)
  • Sponsored bill providing for autism treatment under TRICARE. (Jun 2009)
Mike Gravel on Health Care
Libertarian for President; Former Democratic Senator (AK)
Click here for 18 full quotes by Mike Gravel OR click here for Mike Gravel on other issues.
  • VA4A: Veterans Administration healthcare for all. (Apr 2019)
  • Expand Medicare coverage & child healthcare programs. (Apr 2008)
  • Universal coverage with guaranteed equal care. (Sep 2007)
  • Reforms fail because pharma companies control Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Everybody should have the same health care. (Sep 2007)
  • Applies lessons from his healthcare-related bankruptcy. (Sep 2007)
  • Need to do better job on treating Americans with HIV. (Aug 2007)
  • End subsidization of the insurance companies. (Jun 2007)
  • Doctors do a lot of testing today to cover their backsides. (Mar 2007)
  • Single-payer health care plan via vouchers you can add to. (Mar 2007)
  • Real reform impossible under mercantile lobbying system. (Mar 2007)
  • Reforming employer-based system keeps historical accident. (Mar 2007)
  • Vouchers provide freedom of choice and perhaps public plan. (Mar 2007)
  • President has role to energize people for preventive health. (Mar 2007)
  • Phase out Medicare and Medicaid over time. (Mar 2007)
  • Citizen Power includes universal health care. (Jan 2007)
  • Almost all developed nations provide healthcare for all. (Nov 2006)
  • We have impressive resources but need delivery to people. (Jan 1972)
Kamala Harris on Health Care
Democratic candidate for President; California Senator
Click here for 8 full quotes by Kamala Harris OR click here for Kamala Harris on other issues.
  • Supports Medicare for All, even undocumented aliens. (May 2019)
  • Private insurance not victims under single payer. (Apr 2019)
  • Make healthcare fundamental right, not privilege for wealthy. (Feb 2019)
  • End private health insurance with Medicare for All. (Jan 2019)
  • We pay more for prescriptions than abroad: they negotiate. (Jan 2019)
  • Require pharmaceutical companies to allow generics. (Aug 2017)
  • Companies should provide contraception under ObamaCare. (Nov 2013)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Howie Hawkins on Health Care
Green Challenger
Click here for 2 full quotes by Howie Hawkins OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • National health service controlled by community. (May 2019)
  • Supports Universal Medicare. (Jun 2006)
John Hickenlooper on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CO Governor
Click here for 9 full quotes by John Hickenlooper OR click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
  • Implemented ObamaCare and expanded Medicaid in Colorado. (Mar 2019)
  • Opposed Colorado publicly-financed healthcare. (Mar 2019)
  • Against single payer; supports public option. (Mar 2019)
  • ObamaCare not perfect; it has helped but needs improvement. (Jan 2018)
  • Stabilize private markets & deal with high-cost pools. (Aug 2017)
  • Too soon to make changes in Obamacare. (Mar 2017)
  • Basic health care is a right, not a privilege. (Jan 2017)
  • Not acceptable for 2,500 kids to lose CHP health coverage. (May 2011)
  • Current health costs restrain job growth & hurt families. (Nov 2010)
Larry Hogan on Health Care
Republican Maryland Governor
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  • Maryland Model: total cost of care all-payer model. (Jul 2018)
Jay Inslee on Health Care
Democratic WA Governor; Former Representative (WA-1)
Click here for 30 full quotes by Jay Inslee OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Implemented statewide public option within ObamaCare. (May 2019)
  • Medicare for all who want it: opt-in, not mandate. (May 2019)
  • Declared emergency over measles anti-vaccination wave. (Apr 2019)
  • Public option; more access to Medicare by lowering age. (Apr 2019)
  • Lower eligibility for Medicare; provide public option. (Apr 2019)
  • Take initial steps towards universal health care. (Mar 2019)
  • 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)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Establish a National Diabetes Coordinator. (Mar 2008)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
John Kasich on Health Care
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 & 2016 candidate for President
Click here for 24 full quotes by John Kasich OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • $112M for mental health hospital, plus Medicaid expansion. (Mar 2018)
  • To Dems: let market work; to GOP: help people who need it. (Aug 2017)
  • Medicaid expansion brought health care to 700,000 people. (Apr 2017)
  • Reforming ObamaCare ok; cutting coverage is not. (Feb 2017)
  • Very, very bad idea to phase out Medicaid expansion. (Feb 2017)
  • Give financial incentive for low cost & good outcomes. (Feb 2016)
  • Ohio expanded Medicaid but not for ObamaCare. (Feb 2016)
  • We save $22,500 a year by treating addicts & mentally ill. (Feb 2016)
  • We reduced Medicaid funding by 7.5% with no benefit cuts. (Nov 2015)
  • Ohio took Medicaid from 10% to 2.5%. (Oct 2015)
  • Expand Medicaid; everybody has a right to God-given purpose. (Aug 2015)
  • Opposes ObamaCare but not all public programs. (Aug 2015)
  • Shift funding from nursing homes to home-based care. (Mar 2015)
  • Accepted ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion statewide. (Feb 2015)
  • Expand Medicaid to 275,000 poor Ohioans, but not ObamaCare. (Oct 2013)
  • Equalize mental health coverage with physical health. (Oct 1999)
  • $776B tax cut plan helps people afford health care. (Mar 1999)
  • 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)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes physician-assisted suicide. (Aug 2010)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Amy Klobuchar on Health Care
DFL Sr Senator (MN)
Click here for 30 full quotes by Amy Klobuchar OR click here for Amy Klobuchar on other issues.
  • Allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices & re-import. (Jun 2019)
  • Medicare/Medicaid can be step towards universal care. (Jun 2019)
  • Backs Medicare Advantage, alternative to Medicare. (May 2019)
  • Ensure vets get equal support for mental health. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports public option for Medicaid & Medicare. (Apr 2019)
  • Take on Big Pharma on prices & lack of competition. (Apr 2019)
  • For public option, taking on Big Pharma. (Mar 2019)
  • We can bring drug prices down; Trump can't. (Mar 2019)
  • Medicare-for-all is aspirational and for the future, not now. (Feb 2019)
  • Medicare-for-All for the future; public option now. (Feb 2019)
  • Expand Medicare to age 55. (Feb 2019)
  • Allow Medicare to directly negotiate prices. (Feb 2019)
  • Allow sick people to obtain insurance. (Aug 2018)
  • 1996: testified & passed 48-hr maternity hospital stay rule. (Aug 2015)
  • Crack down on the price of health care. (Jan 2006)
  • Universal coverage is our goal. (Jan 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)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
  • Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services. (Feb 2017)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Disclose payments from manufacturers to physicians. (Jan 2009)
Wayne Messam on Health Care
FL Mayor; Democratic Presidential Challenger
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  • Medicare-for-All okay; open to any expansion of health care. (Apr 2019)
  • Health Care is a right, not a privilege. (Mar 2019)
Seth Moulton on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; MA Rep.
Click here for 9 full quotes by Seth Moulton OR click here for Seth Moulton on other issues.
  • Don't force people to get rid of their private health plans. (Jun 2019)
  • Treat mental health like physical care with regular checkups. (Jun 2019)
  • Don't tie healthcare with job; cover pre-existing conditions. (May 2019)
  • Improve ObamaCare but not single-payer. (Apr 2019)
  • Health care is a right, and also smart policy. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to Faith2Action. (Jul 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare, according to PVS rating. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Beto O`Rourke on Health Care
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee
Click here for 12 full quotes by Beto O`Rourke OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Biggest provider of mental healthcare in Texas are the jails. (Jun 2019)
  • Universal coverage, not Medicare-for-All. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports Medicare for America as public option. (Mar 2019)
  • Protect existing priorities, then expand Medicare & Medicaid. (Mar 2019)
  • Medicare-X: government-run public option. (Mar 2019)
  • Eventually make "health care for all" a reality. (Mar 2019)
  • Open to different ways to get to universal health care. (Oct 2018)
  • Improve ObamaCare, including public option. (Oct 2018)
  • ObamaCare addresses some problems, but needs El Paso focus. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
Barack Obama on Health Care
Democratic incumbent President; IL Senator (2004-2008)
Click here for 116 full quotes by Barack Obama OR click here for 37 older headlines OR click here for Barack Obama on other issues.
  • Prioritize finding a cure for cancer. (Jan 2016)
  • All kids should get vaccinated, but not by law. (Feb 2015)
  • ObamaCare didn't crush jobs nor explode deficits. (Jan 2015)
  • Ebola teaches us how to prevent future pandemics. (Jan 2015)
  • FactCheck: Yes, 10 million newly insured last year. (Jan 2015)
  • An AIDS-free generation is within our reach. (Feb 2013)
  • We reduced senior Rx prices & pushed preventive care. (Oct 2012)
  • I don't think Medicare vouchers are the way to go. (Oct 2012)
  • Voucher system puts seniors at mercy of insurance companies. (Oct 2012)
  • Too many Americans skip preventive care due to cost. (Sep 2012)
  • FactCheck: ObamaCare covers only 1/2 of 30 million uninsured. (Jan 2012)
  • OpEd: Incremental plan builds on patchwork system. (Aug 2008)
  • 2003 Rx Drug Bill combined worst of public & private sectors. (Aug 2008)
  • Give more help to those denied a life of dignity & respect. (Jul 2008)
  • Address minority health needs by more coverage & targeting. (Mar 2007)
  • Allow prescription drug re-importation. (May 2004)

    AIDS

  • Lead eradication of malaria and HIV, like we did with Ebola. (Jan 2016)
  • Advocated condom use to avoid AIDS at Saddleback Church. (Jan 2010)
  • CDC estimate: a half million would follow Obama's AIDS test. (Aug 2008)
  • Use whatever works with AIDS, including teaching abstinence. (Apr 2008)
  • We need condom distribution to deal with the scourge of AIDS. (Aug 2007)
  • Homophobia prevents talking about HIV/AIDS. (Jun 2007)
  • Got tested for AIDS, with wife, in public, in Kenya. (Jun 2007)
  • Curing AIDS must be all-hands-on-deck effort. (Mar 2007)
  • Lead global fight against AIDS. (Jul 2004)

    ObamaCare

  • 18 millions people have gained health insurance. (Jan 2016)
  • FactCheck: 7M new Medicaid includes woodwork & normal churn. (Feb 2014)
  • 12 million covered; zero denied for pre-existing conditions. (Jan 2014)
  • Boards of experts identify best practices & keep costs down. (Oct 2012)
  • ObamaCare says insurance companies can't jerk you around. (Oct 2012)
  • Ignored advice to postpone reform, because it was needed. (Sep 2012)
  • They called ObamaCare "Armageddon", but no asteroids fell. (Oct 2011)
  • Repealing healthcare reform would cost $250B. (Jan 2011)
  • Medicare is major driver of our long-term liabilities. (Jan 2010)
  • Zero fines & no mandate for small business. (Oct 2008)
  • No exclusions for pre-existing conditions. (Oct 2008)
  • Health care is a right: something�s fundamentally wrong now. (Oct 2008)
  • Ban insurance companies from discriminating against the sick. (Aug 2008)
  • Include everyone who wants insurance in national pool. (Aug 2008)
  • I�ve got a health plan and a plan to get it implemented. (Jun 2008)
  • Voluntary universal participation, like in Medicare Part B. (Feb 2008)
  • Buy private insurance via National Health Insurance Exchange. (Feb 2008)
  • Against enforcement mechanism for mandating insurance. (Jan 2008)
  • Subsidies to people who can�t afford care--not single payer. (Jan 2008)
  • Problem isn�t mandating coverage, but affording it. (Nov 2007)
  • Cautious incremental plan offers choice & subsidy. (Nov 2007)
  • Tackle insurance companies on reimbursement system. (Oct 2007)
  • Government healthcare like members of Congress have. (Sep 2007)
  • Morally wrong that terminally ill must consider money. (Sep 2007)
  • Increase competition in the insurance and drug markets. (Aug 2007)
  • National Health Insurance Exchange for private coverage. (Aug 2007)
  • Give people the choice to buy affordable health care. (Jun 2007)
  • Employers are going to have to pay or play. (Mar 2007)
  • The market alone can�t solve our health-care woes. (Oct 2006)
  • Health care tied to balancing costs and taxes nation wide. (Jun 2006)
  • 2008: must be national system; not state-level pilots. (Oct 2005)
  • Will expand health coverage & allow meds to be re-imported. (May 2004)

    Obamacare Criticism

  • OpEd: Passing ObamaCare with no GOP caused long-term rancor. (May 2014)
  • FactCheck: Some Medicare premiums went up under ObamaCare. (Jan 2014)
  • FactCheck: Yes, 9M signed up, but only 3M are newly insured. (Jan 2014)
  • Lie of the Year: 'If you like your plan, you can keep it'. (Dec 2013)
  • ObamaCare and RomneyCare both expand private insurance. (Oct 2012)
  • OpEd: ObamaCare passed by constitutionally suspect tactics. (Apr 2012)
  • 2009: Accused of "Obamunism" and "Chains We Can Believe In". (Oct 2011)
  • OpEd: True cost of ObamaCare was end of bipartisanship. (Oct 2011)
  • OpEd: No authority to micromanage citizens' healthcare. (Jul 2011)
  • FactCheck: healthcare reform saves $2B to $10B, not $250B. (Jan 2011)
  • OpEd: Obama's public responsibility for health is socialism. (Nov 2010)
  • OpEd: Slices $500B from Medicare; repeals Medicare Advantage. (Apr 2010)
  • OpEd: Obamacare decides when life is worth preserving. (Apr 2010)
  • OpEd: authority to require private insurance purchases? (Apr 2010)
  • OpEd: ObamaCare was achieved by Cuba 50 years ago. (Mar 2010)
  • OpEd: cut $622B in Medicare despite claiming no cuts. (Mar 2010)
  • High-risk pool for uninsured, now in plan, was GOP idea. (Jan 2010)
  • Cross-state-line insurance leads to cherry-picking. (Jan 2010)
  • Tort reform only saves $5B per year; not enough to matter. (Jan 2010)
  • Didn't tackle healthcare for political benefit, it's needed. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: Obama's estimate of $1T saved is closer to $132B. (Jan 2010)
  • FactCheck: Exempts small business, but no $2,500/yr savings. (Oct 2008)
  • $15B subsidies to private insurers was a lobbyist giveaway. (Sep 2008)
  • End-of-life self-medication ok; euthanasia by others not ok. (Apr 2008)
  • AdWatch: punishing uninsured families doesn�t make sense. (Feb 2008)
  • FactCheck: Yes, Obama favored single-payer, despite denial. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: OPPORTUNITY to insure all, but no GUARANTEE. (Jan 2008)
  • FactCheck: Reducing obesity would save $18B, not $1T. (Dec 2007)
  • FactCheck: Correct that insurance lobbying cost $1B. (Sep 2007)
  • Reform failed in �90s because of drug company lobbying. (Jul 2007)

    Universal Coverage

  • Shifting Medicaid to states means some people don't get help. (Oct 2012)
  • Add 2,000 new primary-care residency spots. (Apr 2010)
  • 2009: Expanded SCHIP by loosening eligibility standards. (Nov 2009)
  • Reduce premiums and uninsured get same coverage as Congress. (Oct 2008)
  • When your child gets sick, you don't shop for best bargain. (Jul 2008)
  • If we started from scratch, one-payer system would be best. (Jul 2008)
  • Universal health care means anyone who wants it can get it. (Feb 2008)
  • Mandating kids� insurance ok; mandating adults has problems. (Feb 2008)
  • Young adults up to age 25 can be covered under parents� plan. (Feb 2008)
  • Adults will get health care as they can afford it. (Feb 2008)
  • No one turned away due to illness or pre-existing condition. (Feb 2008)
  • AdWatch: Pressure insurance & drug companies to change. (Jan 2008)
  • Being poor in this country is hazardous to your health. (Dec 2007)
  • Added 20,000 children to Illinois healthcare. (Oct 2007)
  • National insurance pool & catastrophic insurance. (Apr 2007)
  • Healthcare system is broken without lifetime employment. (Oct 2006)
  • Focus on the affordability of a broad healthcare plan. (Jan 2006)
  • Crises happen in our lives and healthcare is necessary. (Oct 2004)

    Voting Record

  • No need to mandate coverage; just let people afford it. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention. (Jan 2001)
  • More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs. (Jan 2001)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn. (Apr 2008)
Mike Pence on Health Care
Republian nominee for Vice President; Governor of Indiana; former Representative (IN-6)
Click here for 24 full quotes by Mike Pence OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Don't regulate the prices of life-saving drugs. (Nov 2016)
  • Healthy Indiana: expand Medicaid but with "skin in the game". (Jan 2014)
  • Medicaid is not just broke, it is broken. (Jan 2014)
  • ObamaCare is a government takeover of health care. (Mar 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 NO 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 NO 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 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Deauthorize funding for Obamacare. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Tim Ryan on Health Care
Democratic Representative (OH-17)
Click here for 25 full quotes by Tim Ryan OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Prevention should be key focus. (Apr 2019)
  • Has supported Obamacare & single payer. (Apr 2019)
  • 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)
  • Rated 89% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Establish a National Diabetes Coordinator. (Mar 2008)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 2011)
  • Establish a public insurance option via healthcare Exchanges. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Bernie Sanders on Health Care
Democratic primary challenger; Independent VT Senator; previously Representative (VT-At-Large)
Click here for 75 full quotes by Bernie Sanders OR click here for Bernie Sanders on other issues.
  • 1970s: For socialized medicine, public drug companies owned. (Mar 2019)
  • Elective procedures can be covered by private insurance. (Feb 2019)
  • Pharma companies should justify high drug prices. (Feb 2019)
  • Don't let Republicans do away with preexisting protection. (Oct 2018)
  • Impose Medicaid requirements on states. (Oct 2018)
  • Negotiate Medicare prices stop outrageous pharma ripoffs. (May 2018)
  • Employer-based insurance burdens employers & stifles workers. (Aug 2017)
  • Mental illness system is in tatters; treat like any illness. (Aug 2017)
  • Medicare should negotiate prices with pharma industry. (Feb 2017)
  • 1999: Took Vermonters to Canada for low-cost Rx drugs. (Nov 2016)
  • Focus healthcare on health instead of profits. (Nov 2016)
  • Don't ignore prescription drug affordability. (Nov 2016)
  • Lack of affordable dental care is part of healthcare crisis. (Nov 2016)
  • Mental Health: people need more affordable treatments. (Nov 2016)
  • No country except USA lets drug companies charge any price. (Oct 2016)
  • Combat Big Pharma's greed on drug prices. (Jul 2016)
  • Mental health coverage would stop suicides AND homicides. (Oct 2015)
  • Vaccinations work; electing not to vaccinate is dangerous. (Sep 2015)
  • Move toward a single-payer system. (Mar 2015)
  • 1972: Pushed for dental care for low-income children. (Jun 1997)
  • ObamaCare alternatives need patient protections. (Jan 2017)

    Universal Coverage

  • Canada has figured out single-payer, at half the cost of US. (Jun 2019)
  • Medicare is most popular health insurance so let's expand it. (Jun 2019)
  • Medicare-for-All will lead to stability, not disruption. (May 2019)
  • Single payer will transform health care for the better. (Apr 2019)
  • Medicare-for-all: no more private insurance plans. (Apr 2019)
  • State-by-state Medicaid expansion is a major step. (Apr 2019)
  • ObamaCare requires insurers to cover you, even at a loss. (Feb 2017)
  • ObamaCare insured 20 million, but didn't go far enough. (Jan 2017)
  • Real issue is healthcare at all, for rural poor. (Nov 2016)
  • Federally-run single-payer program with mental/dental. (Nov 2016)
  • $12B more for Federally Qualified Health Centers. (Feb 2016)
  • For $500 more taxes, everyone gets $5,000 more healthcare. (Feb 2016)
  • US is the only major country without universal health care. (Feb 2016)
  • Other countries cover everyone; why can't we? (Feb 2016)
  • Health care for 29 million more uninsured. (Feb 2016)
  • Medicare for All: insure 29M people beyond ObamaCare. (Jan 2016)
  • Single payer: Increased taxes offset by insurance cuts. (Jan 2016)
  • I helped write ObamaCare; extend it to 29M more uninsured. (Jan 2016)
  • The middle class will pay less with single payer health plan. (Dec 2015)
  • We spend more on care than countries with single-payer. (Dec 2015)
  • Healthcare is a fundamental right in a civilized society. (Sep 2015)
  • Medicare for all: healthcare is a human right. (Sep 2015)
  • U.S. is only major country without guaranteed healthcare. (Apr 2015)
  • Civilized societies provide healthcare for the poor. (Jun 1997)

    Voting Record

  • Voted for ObamaCare; but prefers single-payer system. (Apr 2015)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 2011)
  • Keep healthcare mandate, according to CC survey. (Jul 2018)
  • Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn. (Apr 2008)
  • Provide for treatment of autism under TRICARE. (Jun 2009)
  • Sponsored bill expanding the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
  • Make health care a right, not a privilege. (Nov 1999)
Howard Schultz on Health Care
Starbucks CEO; independent candidate for President
Click here for 9 full quotes by Howard Schultz OR click here for Howard Schultz on other issues.
  • Medicare-for-All: $32T cost is out of touch with reality. (Apr 2019)
  • ObamaCare is ok, but Medicare-for-All goes too far. (Feb 2019)
  • President must take responsibility for V.A. (Feb 2019)
  • False choice between socialized medicine & ObamaCare repeal. (Feb 2019)
  • Keep employee health benefits during Great Recession. (Jan 2019)
  • Apply affordable healthcare to part-time employees. (Jan 2019)
  • Single-payer health care is a false promise. (Jan 2019)
  • Expand coverage to include part-time employees. (Jan 1999)
  • Offer employee coverage for terminal illnesses. (Jan 1999)
Joe Sestak on Health Care
Democratic Senate Challenger; former Navy Admiral
Click here for 15 full quotes by Joe Sestak OR click here for Joe Sestak on other issues.
  • Our health system saved my daughter; let's make it a right. (Jun 2019)
  • Add public option to ObamaCare. (Jun 2019)
  • Ban denying coverage due to pre-existing conditions. (Apr 2010)
  • Shift away from fee-for-service programs. (Dec 2009)
  • 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)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Sponsored bill providing for autism treatment under TRICARE. (Jun 2009)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Tom Steyer on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger; CEO
Click here for 3 full quotes by Tom Steyer OR click here for Tom Steyer on other issues.
  • Healthcare must be a RIGHT, not a privilege. (Jul 2019)
  • Women need reproductive care; GOP wants to take it away. (Jul 2019)
  • We need transparency on all drug prices. (Feb 2017)
Eric Swalwell on Health Care
Withdrawn Democratic Presidential Challenger; CA Rep
Click here for 8 full quotes by Eric Swalwell OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Guarantee: If you're sick, you see a doctor & not go broke. (May 2019)
  • Support public option, but let people keep private care. (Apr 2019)
  • Coverage for all, but don't eliminate private insurers. (Apr 2019)
  • Invest in search for cures for Alzheimer's, cancer, ALS. (Apr 2019)
  • Keep private insurance; allow public option. (Mar 2019)
  • Yes to Medicare-for-All after time in the ICU with daughter. (Mar 2019)
  • Work on preventative health care within ObamaCare. (Nov 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Donald Trump on Health Care
2016 Republican nominee for President; 2000 Reform Primary Challenger for President
Click here for 46 full quotes by Donald Trump OR click here for Donald Trump on other issues.
  • Trump reverses course on vaccinations; now in favor. (Apr 2019)
  • FactCheck: Sued to end pre-existing condition protection. (Feb 2019)
  • Unacceptable for Americans to pay more for exact same drugs. (Feb 2019)
  • Eliminate HIV/AIDS epidemic within 10 years. (Feb 2019)
  • Medicare for All is really Medicare for None. (Oct 2018)
  • Let terminally ill take any experimental drugs. (Jan 2018)
  • Why can't Medicare simply cover everybody? (Jan 2018)
  • We have gutted ObamaCare by ending individual mandate. (Dec 2017)
  • OpEd: Ordered healthcare associations, but no follow-up. (Dec 2017)
  • Expand Health Savings Accounts but not forced by government. (Feb 2017)
  • Slash restraints at FDA; get blessed with more miracle drugs. (Feb 2017)
  • Educate public on value of comprehensive vaccinations. (Oct 2016)
  • Lack of mental healthcare is greatest tragedy today. (Oct 2016)
  • Focus on greatest bang for the buck, not public health. (Oct 2016)
  • Let vets see private doctors or VA: that's not privatization. (Sep 2016)
  • Create V.A. mental health division to reduce veteran suicide. (Sep 2016)
  • Removing cross-state barriers solves many insurance issues. (Feb 2016)
  • Taking care of poor sick people isn't single-payer. (Feb 2016)
  • Insurance companies love a lack of competition. (Nov 2015)
  • Stockpile treatments against future pandemics & bioterrorism. (Sep 2015)
  • Ebola virus in America is Obama's fault. (Sep 2015)
  • I'm for vaccines, but in smaller quantities to avoid autism. (Sep 2015)
  • The insurance companies have total control over politicians. (Aug 2015)
  • Don't cut Medicare; grow the economy to keep benefits. (Jun 2015)
  • Make health insurance premiums tax-deductible. (Mar 2015)
  • Save Medicare & Medicaid without cutting them to the bone. (Jan 2015)
  • Increase insurance competition across state lines. (Dec 2011)
  • 1988: Flew sick kids cross-country on his private jet. (Apr 2010)
  • We must have universal health care. (Jul 2000)

    ObamaCare

  • Republicans will always support Pre-Existing Conditions. (Apr 2019)
  • FactCheck: Opposed ObamaCare's pre-existing condition law. (Dec 2018)
  • Strike down ObamaCare as an UNCONSTITUTIONAL disaster. (Dec 2018)
  • The cruel ObamaCare individual mandate is gone. (Jan 2018)
  • Lower the cost of health insurance, instead of mandates. (Feb 2017)
  • ObamaCare collapses under its own weight if we don't repeal. (Oct 2016)
  • ObamaCare will never work; repeal it and replace it. (Oct 2016)
  • The whole of ObamaCare was a fraud. (Oct 2016)
  • ObamaCare is government control over our everyday lives. (Sep 2016)
  • Keep pre-existing condition coverage; not individual mandate. (Feb 2016)
  • Chief Justice Roberts: a disaster who gave us ObamaCare. (Feb 2016)
  • Replace Obamacare with Health Savings Accounts. (Oct 2015)
  • We didn't have a free market before ObamaCare. (Jun 2015)
  • ObamaCare is a catastrophe that must be repealed & replaced. (Jun 2015)
  • ObamaCare deductibles are so high that it's useless. (Jun 2015)
  • Kill ObamaCare before it becomes a trillion-ton weight. (Dec 2011)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Jesse Ventura on Health Care
Former Independent MN Governor
Click here for 13 full quotes by Jesse Ventura OR click here for Jesse Ventura on other issues.
  • 5,000 die yearly from preventable food-borne illness. (Apr 2011)
  • 1948: US tested VD antibiotics on Guatemalan citizens. (Apr 2011)
  • Treat anyone: the doctor issue us a human right. (Mar 2010)
  • Individual responsibility for unhealthy lifestyle choices. (Dec 2000)
  • Focus on prevention, children, and results. (Dec 2000)
  • Supports �Minnesota Care�; tax to pay for uninsured. (Jul 2000)
  • No national care, but pure capitalism can�t work. (Jul 2000)
  • Comment �suicides are weak� meant �don�t encourage them�. (Jan 1999)
  • Government interference should be kept to a minimum. (Nov 1998)
  • Premise of the tobacco lawsuit wrong; it punishes victims. (Aug 1998)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits. (Oct 1999)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Arvin Vohra on Health Care
Libertarian candidate for President; Libertarian Party Vice-Ch
Click here for 2 full quotes by Arvin Vohra OR click here for Arvin Vohra on other issues.
  • Lower medical costs come from price competition. (Mar 2018)
  • Wants to eliminate the FDA and Medicare part D. (Dec 2017)
Elizabeth Warren on Health Care
Massachusetts Senator; head of CFPB
Click here for 16 full quotes by Elizabeth Warren OR click here for Elizabeth Warren on other issues.
  • Medicare-for-All would prevent many people from going broke. (Jun 2019)
  • $23B in insurance profits means they want no change. (Jun 2019)
  • Co-sponsored Medicare-for-All. (May 2019)
  • $100 billion in multi-faceted program on opioid addiction. (May 2019)
  • Start with prescription drugs, then negotiate single payer. (Mar 2019)
  • Too many huge federal giveaways to the drug industry. (Nov 2016)
  • Insurance isn't on/off: real coverage vs. faux coverage. (Nov 2014)
  • Obvious solution is universal single-payer healthcare. (Nov 2014)
  • No Medicare vouchers and no privatization. (Nov 2014)
  • Healthcare costs higher now than in 1970s. (Apr 2014)
  • ObamaCare provides free preventive care for women. (Aug 2012)
  • No privatizing Medicare, nor voucher program. (Jul 2012)
  • Supports the President's Affordable Care Act. (Mar 2012)
  • Medical problems cause 750,000 bankruptcies each year. (Oct 2007)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Keep ObamaCare's prevention, treatment, & recovery services. (Feb 2017)
Bill Weld on Health Care
Libertarian Party nominee for Vice President; former Republican Massachusetts Governor
Click here for 6 full quotes by Bill Weld OR click here for Bill Weld on other issues.
  • Supports increased Medicaid access. (Feb 2019)
  • More consumer choice instead of single-payer. (Feb 2019)
  • Tweak ObamaCare with more free market and more choices. (Oct 2016)
  • Likes health savings accounts & more competition. (Jul 2016)
  • Relaxed the eligibility rules for care under Medicaid. (Aug 2011)
  • Vetoed cigarette-tax hike that paid for kids' health care. (Aug 2005)
Marianne Williamson on Health Care
Author & Democratic Presidential Challenger
Click here for 5 full quotes by Marianne Williamson OR click here for Marianne Williamson on other issues.
  • We have a sickness care system; we need a healthcare system. (Jun 2019)
  • Make Medicare for All a public option. (Apr 2019)
  • Supports "Medicare-for-All model". (Apr 2019)
  • Medicare-for-all plus lifestyle and nutrition support. (Apr 2019)
  • Towns should set up physical activities for community health. (Apr 2019)
Andrew Yang on Health Care
Democratic Presidential Challenger & Tech CEO
Click here for 5 full quotes by Andrew Yang OR click here for Andrew Yang on other issues.
  • Aligned with "intactivists": against circumcision. (Apr 2019)
  • Public option would cost less than present system. (Apr 2019)
  • Advocates for a single-payer health care system. (Apr 2019)
  • Medicare-for-All establishes a basic right. (Mar 2019)
  • ObamaCare is only a good first step. (Mar 2019)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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