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GOP Senators Plot New Healthcare Offensive

Friday, 14 May 2010 10:09 AM


Senate Republicans are ramping up a political messaging offensive to target Democrats and the White House for what they argue are the great flaws and consequences of the health bill signed by President Barack Obama, according to a report in rollcall.com.

Republicans plan to disseminate their so-called "second opinion" message on multiple battlefronts -- including on the Senate floor, in press conferences, via the Internet and through television and radio appearances.

A group of Republican Senators who played key roles in the yearlong fight over health care legislation met Thursday in Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (Ky.) office to map out the strategy.

“I guess it takes Republicans a ‘second opinion’ to ignore all the benefits of the new law,” a Democratic Senate aide said. “Their second opinion pretty much sounds like their first opinion — just the same old rehashed obstructionism at its worst.”

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