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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Obamacare April 27, 2016
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"Mr. President, it has been 6 years since the flawed health care policies of ObamaCare were signed into law. Six years later, my office continues to receive stories from Kentuckians who are reeling from the negative effects of this partisan law."
Obamacare April 27, 2016
Harry Reid, D-NV
"Mr. President, it is too bad my Republican friends continue to attack ObamaCare. It is working. The ranks of the uninsured are as low as they have ever been. More people are getting access to health care, and they are healthier. More people are healthier because they can go see a doctor or go to a hospital when they need to."
Unauthorized Spending Accountability Act April 27, 2016
Steve King, R-IA
"We have a Supreme Court last June that amended ObamaCare by writing words into it; “or Federal Government” would be the three words inserted there. And then, the next day, they decided they would create a new command in the Constitution, a command that all States shall conduct same-sex weddings and honor them from other States, as if somehow that were the will of the people or something done under the Constitution."
Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016—Continued April 26, 2016
John Barrasso, R-WY
"When Republicans took the majority, we changed that. The Senate has been working this year just as we worked last year. We could have done a lot more if a few Democrats had not blocked progress on some very important pieces of legislation. The people in Wyoming now know that there are some important things they really care about, and they were actually blocked by President Obama. In January, the President vetoed legislation that we had passed to improve health care in this country by repealing major parts of ObamaCare."
Energy And Water Development And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 April 20, 2016
Patrick Toomey, R-PA
"I have raised questions about whether it is appropriate to use opioids to treat long-term chronic pain as opposed to short-term acute pain. That is another area we ought to be raising questions with health care professionals so they can help us understand so we have an answer. There is yet another way I think we can address this in the Senate, and that is an unintended consequence of ObamaCare—a provision in ObamaCare that I think is encouraging doctors to overprescribe opioids in the hospital setting. That is what I want to talk about today."

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