"Every American deserves access to quality, affordable health care, and I will not vote for a bill that falls short of that principle. Today the nonpartisan
"House Republican leaders are rushing this process with closed-door meetings and midnight committee sessions. We need to slow down, bring both parties together, and get health care reform right so there aren't any unintended consequences that hurt families, seniors, and small businesses."
"Before people even reach retirement age, big insurance companies could be allowed to charge them an age tax that adds up to thousands of dollars more per year. Older Americans need affordable health care services and prescriptions. This plan goes in the opposite direction, increasing insurance premiums for older Americans and not doing anything to lower drug costs.
"On top of the hefty premium increase for consumers, big drug companies and other special interests get a sweetheart deal.