Gingrich’s Policies Appear To Advance Gov’t Role In Health Care
Many of his public statements indicate he has advanced policies that would give the government a "bigger hand" in the delivery of health care. Meanwhile, a new poll shows support for President Barack Obama is low and that opinions about the health law continue to be mixed.
The New York Times: Gingrich Push On Health Care Appears To Be At Odds With GOP
As Mr. Gingrich runs for president, he is working to appeal to Republican primary voters suspicious of big-government activism, especially in the realm of health care. But interviews and a review of records show how active Mr. Gingrich has been in promoting a series of recent programs that have given the government a bigger hand in the delivery of health care, and at the same time benefited his clients (Rutenberg and McIntire, 12/16).
The Associated Press/Washington Post: AP-GfK Poll: Majority Says Obama Deserves To Be Voted Out Of Office
Heading into his re-election campaign, the president faces a conflicted public that does not support his steering of the economy, the most dominant issue for Americans, or his reforms to health care, one of his signature accomplishments, yet are grappling with whether to replace him with Republican contenders Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich (12/16).