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Conner Eldridge on Health Care

 

 


Improve ObamaCare rather than distractions about repeal

Senate Democratic hopeful Conner Eldridge is calling efforts to repeal the federal health overhaul a "distraction," and says the focus should be on improving the law. The former U.S. attorney on Wednesday stopped short of saying whether he would have voted for the health care law when it was approved in 2010.

"I think efforts at repeal right now are a distraction," Eldridge said after announcing his candidacy. "I do think there are flaws in the law, there are problems with the law, and I would be focused and will be focused as a senator on correcting and fixing some of the real problems that are in that law."

Boozman and the rest of the state's all-GOP congressional delegation have repeatedly called for the law's repeal. Boozman unseated Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln in 2010, in a race that focused primarily on her support of the law.

Source: Associated Press on 2016 Arkansas Senate race , Sep 10, 2015

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