Fiorina’s Position On Mandated Health Insurance Evolves Over Past Two Years
CNN questions the Republican candidate's campaign on statements Carly Fiorina made in a 2013 interview, while NPR reports on her abortion stance. Meanwhile, KHN analyzes Hillary Clinton's proposals to save consumers money on health care.
Fiorina's Long-Held Support For Mandatory Health Insurance
Carly Fiorina, who has joined other leading Republican presidential candidates in denouncing Obamacare, once backed an individual mandate to buy health insurance that could put her at odds with others in the GOP. (Moody, 9/24)
Carly Fiorina Doubles Down On Opposition To Abortion In South Carolina
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina campaigned at a Christian pregnancy care center in South Carolina Thursday. Opposition to abortion has become a prominent message in her campaign recently. (McCammon, 9/24)
Kaiser Health News:
Clinton Seeks To Build On Health Law, But Does She Have The Rx For Rising Health Costs?
While the Republicans running for president are united in their desire to repeal the federal health law, Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton is fashioning her own health care agenda to tackle out-of-pocket costs – but industry experts question whether her proposals would solve the problem. In addition to defending the Affordable Care Act, Clinton released two separate proposals this week. One would seek to protect people with insurance from having to pay thousands of dollars in addition to their premiums for prescription drugs; the other would set overall limits on out-of-pocket health spending for those with insurance. (Rovner, 9/25)