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13th district candidates respond to Supreme Court ruling

Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:44:08 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

The GOP Candidate for Congress in the 13th district calls the Supreme Court Decision blatantly absurd. Rodney Davis of Taylorville says the only remedy now is a legislative one.

Davis has favored certain elements of the affordable health care act including allowing parents to keep children on their insurance policies until age 26. But, he says he favors a market based approach to cost control. Davis' Democratic Party opponent, meanwhile, says he's pleased. David Gill is a physician from Bloomington.

Gill says, though, the law does not go far enough. Gill says he believes it is a mistake to force people to buy insurance from for-profit companies. Gill prefers to expand Medicare to all Americans. He says the program is more cost effective than private insurance and expanding it would guarantee access to coverage and quality care

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