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Charlie Crist on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it. (Mar 2014)
  • Likes parts of ObamaCare but it's too big & too bureaucratic. (Feb 2014)
  • AdWatch: unwavering support of ObamaCare. (Dec 2013)
  • Cover Florida: 6,000 uninsured given peace of mind. (Mar 2010)
  • Get waste & fraud out of Medicare so program will survive. (Mar 2010)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Expand tax-free medical savings accounts. (Nov 1998)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Andrew Gillum on Health Care
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for Andrew Gillum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gwen Graham on Health Care
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Graham on other issues.
  • Apply ObamaCare to full-time workers, not 30 hours per week. (Apr 2017)
  • Quality rural healthcare is vital; fix ObamaCare. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Adam Putnam on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Rick Scott on Health Care
Republican Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rick Scott on other issues.
  • Lead plaintiff in lawsuit to overturn healthcare reform. (Feb 2014)
  • AdWatch: "Let's Get to Work" opposing ObamaCare. (Dec 2013)
  • $10M for vouchers for private schools for poor kids. (Mar 2012)
  • Supports Florida's lawsuit against Obamacare. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid. (Jan 2011)
Alexander Snitker on Health Care
Libertarian Lt. Governor Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)

Senate:

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Connie Mack IV on Health Care
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • ObamaCare cuts $700 billion out of your Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Repeal ObamaCare but preserve pre-existing condition rule. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
Dave Weldon on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Autism is an epidemic; direct funding to defeat and cure it. (Jun 2012)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)

House:


Gus Bilirakis on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Gus Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Tax incentives for Health Savings Accounts. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Corrine Brown on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-3): Click here for 34 full quotes OR click here for Corrine Brown 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)
  • MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 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)
  • Expand 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)
  • 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)
Vern Buchanan on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Vern Buchanan 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 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)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Kathy Castor on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Castor on other issues.
  • Negotiate Medicare Rx prices; revamp Part D. (Mar 2006)
  • 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)
  • Improve services for people with autism & their families. (Apr 2007)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Increase funding for occupational & physical therapy. (Apr 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)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Curt Clawson on Health Care
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Curt Clawson on other issues.
  • Lift the economic shackles of ObamaCare. (Jan 2015)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; no bureaucrats in charge of health care. (Jun 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Ander Crenshaw on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-4): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Ander Crenshaw 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)
  • 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 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Jan 2015)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Carlos Curbelo on Health Care
Republican House Member (District 26): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Carlos Curbelo on other issues.
  • ObamaCare increases costs; empower patients instead. (Nov 2014)
  • Supports repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Mario Diaz-Balart on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-25): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Mario Diaz-Balart 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 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Joe Garcia on Health Care
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joe Garcia on other issues.
  • Supports ObamaCare & an affordable healthcare system. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Gwen Graham on Health Care
Democratic House Member (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gwen Graham on other issues.
  • Apply ObamaCare to full-time workers, not 30 hours per week. (Apr 2017)
  • Quality rural healthcare is vital; fix ObamaCare. (Nov 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Aug 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Opposes repealing Obamacare. (Sep 2014)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Alan Grayson on Health Care
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Alan Grayson 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)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Alcee Hastings on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-23): Click here for 27 full quotes OR click here for Alcee Hastings 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 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)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Establish a public insurance option via healthcare Exchanges. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
David Jolly on Health Care
Republican (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Jolly on other issues.
  • ObamaCare drives up premiums & should be repealed now. (Mar 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Kendrick Meek on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek 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)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention. (Jan 2001)
  • More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 89% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
John Mica on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-7): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for John Mica 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 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 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)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Jeff Miller on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-1): Click here for 25 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Miller 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 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)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit mandatory mental health screen for students. (May 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Remove all funding from the 2010 national healthcare law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • More choices and lower costs, without ObamaCare. (Jun 2016)
  • Keep pre-existing conditions & 26-year-olds on parents plans. (Jun 2016)
Rich Nugent on Health Care
Republican (District 11): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rich Nugent on other issues.
  • Common sense solutions instead of government takeover. (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 the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Remove all funding from the 2010 national healthcare law. (Jan 2011)
Bill Posey on Health Care
Republican (District 8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bill Posey 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)
  • 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)
David Rivera on Health Care
Republican (District 25): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for David Rivera on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it taxes the middle-class. (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)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Tom Rooney on Health Care
Republican (District 17): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rooney 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)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-18): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on other issues.
  • Co-chairs Women’s Caucus “Health and Older Women” Team. (Jul 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 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 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)
  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Rated 12% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • 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)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • 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)
Dennis Ross on Health Care
Republican (District 15): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Ross on other issues.
  • Repeal, replace, & de-fund Obamacare. (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)
Steve Southerland on Health Care
Republican (District 2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steve Southerland on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare. (Oct 2014)
  • 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)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Remove all funding from the 2010 national healthcare law. (Jan 2011)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-20): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Wasserman Schultz on other issues.
  • Require insurance companies to cover mammograms at age 40. (Nov 2009)
  • Extend health care to every uninsured child and young adult. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
  • Provide mental health services for older Americans. (May 2005)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Require insurers to cover breast cancer treatment. (Jan 2011)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Allen West on Health Care
Republican (District 22): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Allen West 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 public option for health insurance. (Nov 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Health Care
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frederica Wilson 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)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Ted Yoho on Health Care
Republican (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Yoho on other issues.
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George LeMieux on Health Care
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George LeMieux on other issues.
  • ObamaCare makes broken healthcare system even worse. (Jul 2011)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Sponsored bill establishing Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Sandy Adams on Health Care
Republican (Lost 2012 primary) (District 24): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Sandy Adams on other issues.
  • Allow Floridians to opt out of the new federal system. (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)
  • 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)
Connie Mack IV on Health Care
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • ObamaCare cuts $700 billion out of your Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Repeal ObamaCare but preserve pre-existing condition rule. (Oct 2012)
  • 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)
Trey Radel on Health Care
Republican (resigned 2014) (District 19): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Trey Radel on other issues.
  • Repeal all parts of ObamaCare, regardless of Supreme Court. (Nov 2012)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Cliff Stearns on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-6): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Cliff Stearns 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Bill Young on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-10): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Bill Young 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 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)
  • Rated 22% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
Jeb Bush on Health Care
Former FL Governor; Republican Presidential candidate: Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • Keep HSAs to encourage savings, as Medicare reform. (Oct 2015)
  • Fund good care providers for women, not Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2015)
  • You should vaccinate your children; over and out. (Feb 2015)
  • Clear & concise response stops unneeded fears about Ebola. (Oct 2014)
  • Handle Ebola like I handled anthrax in 2001. (Oct 2014)
  • ObamaCare is flawed to its core, and doesn't work. (May 2014)
  • ObamaCare is flawed to its core. (Nov 2013)
  • Let ObamaCare fail due to its own dysfunction. (Oct 2013)
  • Move Medicaid from "defined benefit" to defined contribution. (Dec 2009)
  • Provide risk-adjusted premiums (insurance vouchers). (Dec 2009)
  • Slashed every request for adult mental health. (Dec 2009)
  • OpEd: Medicaid reforms won't cover chronic conditions. (Dec 2009)
  • ObamaCare is focused on access; should be focused on quality. (Aug 2009)
  • Terri Schiavo: Did all possible to keep her hooked up. (Feb 2007)
  • Compromised on limiting medical malpractice awards. (Feb 2007)
  • KidCare and Medikids: expand to 1.6M kids and then even more. (Mar 2004)
  • Leave research funding to feds, not state. (Jun 2001)
  • No physician-assisted suicide. (Nov 1998)
  • No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation. (Oct 2001)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Bill McBride on Health Care
Former Democrat Challenger (2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McBride on other issues.
  • Use budget surplus for federal health programs. (Sep 2002)
Janet Reno on Health Care
Former Democratic Challenger (2006), and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Janet Reno on other issues.
  • End “rationing”; preventative health care for all. (Sep 1993)
  • Served on Hillary’s task force & advocated its results. (Jun 1993)
Michael Bilirakis on Health Care
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 9): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • 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 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Charles Canady on Health Care
Former GOP (District 12): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Canady 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)
Betty Castor on Health Care
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Betty Castor on other issues.
  • Fight for a meaningful prescription drug plan. (Oct 2004)
  • Expand federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (Oct 2004)
  • Support a Patients’ Bill of Rights with right to sue HMOs. (Sep 2004)
  • Expand Healthy Kids to Healthy Families. (Sep 2004)
Peter Deutsch on Health Care
Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep.: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Peter Deutsch on Health Care
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Tillie Fowler on Health Care
Former GOP (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tillie Fowler 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)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Porter Goss on Health Care
Republican (Until 2004) (District 14): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Porter Goss 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 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)
  • 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 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Bob Graham on Health Care
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • Open pharmaceutical competition with generics & re-imports. (Sep 2003)
  • Step-by-step common sense will reduce uninsured. (Sep 2003)
  • Rx drug benefit without herding people into HMOs. (May 2003)
  • 2-year temporary increase in federal share of Medicaid. (May 2003)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
  • Invest funds to alleviate the nursing shortage. (Apr 2001)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Health Care
Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Add Rx drug plan to Medicare. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Health Care
Republican (until 2007) (District 13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Add Rx drug plan to Medicare. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Connie Mack on Health Care
Former Republican Senator (until 2000): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack on other issues.
  • 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 YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal the Job-Killing Health Care Law. (Jan 2011)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Bill McCollum on Health Care
Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill McCollum 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)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Bill McCollum on Health Care
Republican (Until 2001) (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill McCollum 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)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Carrie Meek on Health Care
Democrat (retired 2002) (District 17): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Carrie Meek on other issues.
  • 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)
  • MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare. (Jan 2001)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
  • Make health care a right, not a privilege. (Nov 1999)
  • 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)
Bob Smith on Health Care
Republican Sr Senator (NH; retired 2002): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Bob Smith on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's not a government responsibility. (Jul 2014)
  • Avoid federal funding for health coverage. (Mar 2010)
  • Medicare: Revise reimbursement rules for Home Health Care. (Aug 1999)
  • Tobacco bill was a $500B tax bill in disguise. (Aug 1999)
  • Supports public health measures, but supports right to smoke. (Aug 1999)
  • Unhealthy pleasures should be decided by individuals. (Aug 1999)
  • New non-VA programs for military retirees’ health care. (Aug 1999)
  • HMO cost control shouldn’t hurt patients. (Jul 1999)
  • HMOs: more info; prudent emergency care; external appeal. (Jul 1999)
  • Health-care vouchers; tax incentives; limit med.mal. (Jul 1996)
  • 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)
  • 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)
Karen Thurman on Health Care
Former Democrat (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Karen Thurman on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
  • 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)
Allen Boyd on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Allen Boyd 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)
  • 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 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 NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid. (Dec 2000)
  • Prescription drug benefit within Medicare. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 62% by APHA, indicating a mixed record on public health issues. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a National Diabetes Coordinator. (Mar 2008)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Dennis Bradley on Health Care
2010 Veterans Party Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Bradley on other issues.
  • Regulate insurers on a national basis; require insurance. (Mar 2010)
  • Replace pain & suffering awards with malpractice board. (Mar 2010)
Ginny Brown-Waite on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-5): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Ginny Brown-Waite on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • 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 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit mandatory mental health screen for students. (May 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Sponsored bill establishing Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Jim Davis on Health Care
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim Davis on other issues.
  • 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 NO 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 YES 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 78% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Bernard DeCastro on Health Care
2010 Constitution Party Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bernard DeCastro on other issues.
  • No public option; no government control. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
Ron DeSantis on Health Care
Republican (retiring 2016) (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare to protect Medicare. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-21): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Diaz-Balart 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)
  • 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 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 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 NO 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 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)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Tom Feeney on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-24): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Tom Feeney 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Prohibit mandatory mental health screen for students. (May 2007)
Mark Foley on Health Care
Republican (District 16): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Mark Foley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • 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)
  • 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 11% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Jeff Greene on Health Care
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Greene on other issues.
  • Supports Obamacare. (Aug 2010)
Harry Johnston on Health Care
Democrat (1988-1996) (District 7): Click here for Harry Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ric Keller on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-8): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ric Keller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 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)
Ron Klein on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klein on other issues.
  • Consider drug reimportation and price negotiation. (Nov 2005)
  • 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)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
Suzanne Kosmas on Health Care
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Suzanne Kosmas 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)
Tim Mahoney on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Mahoney on other issues.
  • Prescription Drug plan for seniors, not drug manufacturers. (Nov 2006)
  • 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)
Mel Martinez on Health Care
Republican Jr Senator (FL); previously Secretary of H.U.D.: Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mel Martinez on other issues.
  • Support Bush’s plan to provide prescription drug benefits. (Oct 2004)
  • Promote health saving account and Association Health Plans. (Oct 2004)
  • Relief for 40 million uninsured via small business AHPs. (Jun 2004)
  • 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 YES on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000. (May 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug. (Mar 2005)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek 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)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention. (Jan 2001)
  • More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 89% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
Dan Miller on Health Care
Republican (retired) (District 13): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Dan Miller on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Patrick Murphy on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
  • We can improve ObamaCare, but it has hugely positive impact. (Sep 2016)
  • Fight repeal to keep ObamaCare's tangible benefits. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Adam Putnam on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
Joe Scarborough on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Scarborough on other issues.
  • 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)
Clay Shaw on Health Care
Republican (District 22): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Clay Shaw on other issues.
  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)
  • Voted YES on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted YES on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted 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)
  • 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 22% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
Alexander Snitker on Health Care
2010 Libertarian challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Dave Weldon on Health Care
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Autism is an epidemic; direct funding to defeat and cure it. (Jun 2012)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Expand medical savings accounts for employers & individuals. (Feb 1999)
Robert Wexler on Health Care
Democratic Representative (FL-19): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wexler 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)
  • 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)
  • MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
  • Remove restrictions on estriol (menopause medication). (Jun 2008)
  • Expand 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)
Dan Bongino on Health Care
Republican (District 19): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
  • ObamaCare places too much power in the hands of bureaucrats. (Oct 2012)
  • Health research is the solution, but not by gov't. (Jun 2012)
  • Supports Medicare vouchers and private providers. (Apr 2012)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports market-based health insurance. (Oct 2012)
Charlie Crist on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it. (Mar 2014)
  • Likes parts of ObamaCare but it's too big & too bureaucratic. (Feb 2014)
  • AdWatch: unwavering support of ObamaCare. (Dec 2013)
  • Cover Florida: 6,000 uninsured given peace of mind. (Mar 2010)
  • Get waste & fraud out of Medicare so program will survive. (Mar 2010)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Expand tax-free medical savings accounts. (Nov 1998)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Charlie Crist on Health Care
Republican: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • 2007 & 2010: opposed ObamaCare; now supports fixing it. (Mar 2014)
  • Likes parts of ObamaCare but it's too big & too bureaucratic. (Feb 2014)
  • AdWatch: unwavering support of ObamaCare. (Dec 2013)
  • Cover Florida: 6,000 uninsured given peace of mind. (Mar 2010)
  • Get waste & fraud out of Medicare so program will survive. (Mar 2010)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Cover Florida: $150 a month plan for 3.8 million uninsured. (Mar 2008)
  • Expand tax-free medical savings accounts. (Nov 1998)
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Val Demings on Health Care
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Val Demings on other issues.
  • Opposes repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Ron DeSantis on Health Care
Republican Senate candidate: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
  • Repeal ObamaCare to protect Medicare. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
Ted Deutch on Health Care
Democrat (District 21): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Ted Deutch on other issues.
  • Drive down premiums from private insurance companies. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Neal Dunn on Health Care
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Neal Dunn on other issues.
  • Full and immediate repeal of ObamaCare. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Lois Frankel on Health Care
Democrat (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lois Frankel on other issues.
  • ObamaCare helps crack down on monumental Medicare fraud. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
  • Religious exemption from ObamaCare individual mandate. (Mar 2015)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Matt Gaetz on Health Care
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Matt Gaetz on other issues.
  • Replace ObamaCare with a fiscally responsible system. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Alan Grayson on Health Care
Democratic Senate candidate: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Alan Grayson 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)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
David Jolly on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David Jolly on other issues.
  • ObamaCare drives up premiums & should be repealed now. (Mar 2014)
  • Fully repealing ObamaCare is important, but not sufficient. (Feb 2015)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
Pam Keith on Health Care
Democratic Senate candidate: Click here for Pam Keith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al Lawson on Health Care
Democrat (District 5): Click here for Al Lawson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carlos Lopez-Cantera on Health Care
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Carlos Lopez-Cantera on other issues.
  • $10M for vouchers for private schools for poor kids. (Mar 2012)
  • Amend state constitution to block ObamaCare in Florida. (May 2011)
Brian Mast on Health Care
Republican (District 18): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Brian Mast on other issues.
  • Repeal and defund ObamaCare. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing mandated health insurance. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Patrick Murphy on Health Care
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
  • We can improve ObamaCare, but it has hugely positive impact. (Sep 2016)
  • Fight repeal to keep ObamaCare's tangible benefits. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Rated GOP can't beat ObamaCare, so they pretend it's a "disaster". (Feb 2015)
Stephanie Murphy on Health Care
Democrat (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Murphy on other issues.
  • ObamaCare has helped millions but should be reformed. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Bill Nelson on Health Care
Democratic Sr Senator (FL): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Bill Nelson on other issues.
  • "Gator Aid": $2.5B Medicare funding in ObamaCare. (May 2010)
  • Supports More Federal Funding for Health Coverage. (Sep 2000)
  • 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 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 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)
  • Establish "report cards" on HMO quality of care. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
  • Merge Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (May 2013)
  • Preserve access to Medicaid & SCHIP during economic downturn. (Apr 2008)
  • Establishment of Office of Health Care Fraud Prevention. (Oct 2009)
  • Expedited licensing for biosimilar products. (Mar 2009)
Francis Rooney on Health Care
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Francis Rooney on other issues.
  • Fight to end the disaster known as ObamaCare. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports Congressionally repealing Affordable Care Act. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Marco Rubio on Health Care
Republican Florida Senator: Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Let people decide how to spend health care dollars. (Feb 2016)
  • All kids should get vaccinated, with medical exceptions. (Feb 2015)
  • ObamaCare stifles entrepreneurship with regulation. (Jan 2015)
  • World Health Organization can't combat Ebola; only US can. (Oct 2014)
  • Ban visas from Ebola-stricken countries; target the source. (Oct 2014)
  • Medicaid expansion fails because funded only for a few years. (Jan 2014)
  • FactCheck: ObamaCare is not now forcing loss of insurance. (Feb 2013)
  • Expand mental health centers; address violence at its source. (Feb 2013)
  • Address mental illness with care, attention and compassion. (Feb 2013)
  • Backed out of Race for the Cure over abortion funding fight. (Sep 2012)
  • Medicare's hospice care let my father die with dignity. (Jun 2012)
  • Expand prescription benefits to low-income seniors. (Jun 2012)
  • Provide alternatives to employer-based insurance system. (Mar 2010)
  • Launch a marketplace of affordable health insurance. (Nov 2006)
  • Capitated managed-care systems achieve better value. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (May 2011)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
John Rutherford on Health Care
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Rutherford on other issues.
  • ObamaCare is too big, too complex, & too burdensome. (Nov 2016)
  • Supports repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Darren Soto on Health Care
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Darren Soto on other issues.
  • Supports ObamaCare Medicaid expansion in Florida. (Nov 2016)
  • Opposes repealing the 2010 affordable care act. (Nov 2016)
Dan Webster on Health Care
Republican (District 10): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dan Webster on other issues.
  • De-fund and repeal the Obama health care plan. (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)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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