The GOP is continuing its war against the Affordable Care Act.
On Monday the Republican National Committee is organizing robocalls and targeted Facebook posts against 11 Democratic Senate candidates, including Mary Landrieu of Louisiana, that calls on Americans to call the candidates and ask why they “lied” when they and President Barack Obama said people could keep their health insurance if they liked it.
The automated calls, according to a script provided by the RNC, said Landrieu and eight other incumbent Democrats “actually voted to make it more difficult” for people to keep their own insurance. Two Democratic House members running for the Senate in 2014 are also targeted by Monday’s RNC effort.
The calls refer to a 2010 vote in which all Senate Democrats voted against allowing a vote on a Republican amendment to reject Department of Health and Human Services rule that required cancellation of individual health policies that didn’t meet minimum benefits standards of the health law. The rule applied to policies that were modified after the 2010 health law took effect. Policies in effect prior to the law’s enactment, and those policies in effect after the law took effect that were not modified could remain in effect.
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