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Americans for Prosperity to run Obamacare ads against Patrick Murphy, Joe Garcia



Americans for Prosperity will run TV ads against Reps. Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia over Obamacare, playing up questions of trust that have arisen with the rocky beginning to the health care overhaul.

The ads will run for three weeks, a spokesman says, for a total buy of $600,000. Democrats Murphy and Garcia were elected in 2012, well after the law was approved, but Republicans plan to make it a central point of the midterm elections. Showing their worry, Murphy and Garcia last week were among 39 Democrats who voted for a GOP plan allowing insurers to keep selling plans that do not meet Obamacare standards. Critics said it would only undermine the law.

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 10:37am]


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