Senate races: Health law divides candidates in Mass., Ga.

Published on April 3, 2013 at 2:58 AM · No Comments

In the Massachusetts special election for former Sen. John Kerry's seat, only one candidate is campaigning as a supporter of the 2010 health law. In Georgia, three physicians are among those contemplating a run for retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat.

The Associated Press: Health Care Law Divides Massachusetts Senate Candidates
Three years after it split Massachusetts voters in the 2010 special U.S. Senate election, the debate over President Barack Obama's health care law has lost little of its political punch. Of the five candidates vying to fill the seat left vacant by John Kerry's resignation, just one has offered a full-throated defense of the law. Democratic U.S. Rep. Edward Markey has described his vote for the Affordable Care Act as "the proudest vote of my career" (LeBlanc, 4/1).

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