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Dan Sullivan on Health Care

 

 


Supported repeal of ACA, individual mandate

Q: Support ObamaCare (ACA) and/or expansion of Medicaid and Medicare?

Dan Sullivan: No. Supported repeal of the ACA and eliminating the requirement for individuals to enroll in health insurance.

Al Gross: Yes. Running because Sullivan voted repeatedly to scrap the ACA. Favors offering public option, though not Medicare for all, and focusing more on addressing costs.

Source: CampusElect on 2020 Alaska Senate race , Oct 10, 2020

AdWatch: Washington is broken; including ObamaCare

An Alaska-based super PAC supporting one of Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's Republican challengers is launching its first three ads of the campaign. The radio ads are an opening salvo for the group, Alaska's Energy/America's Values, which backs former Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan. The group spent about $12,000 to air the ads over the next five days in Anchorage and Matanuska Valley.

Each of the three 60-second ads mentions Begich's support of ObamaCare. One also notes the incumbent's support of Obama's appointees, and questions where he stands on an oil tax rewrite referendum in the state this year.

"Today the American dream is being suffocated, and Senator Mark Begich is part of the problem," the ad's announcer says in one. It goes on to introduce Sullivan, who is also a former state attorney general and lieutenant colonel in the Marine Reserves, and includes an audio clip of Sullivan saying, "Washington is broken."

Source: Rollcall.com AdWatch on 2014 Alaska Senate race , Jan 9, 2014

Sued to block ObamaCare as outside bounds of Constitution

As Attorney General, Sullivan sued the Obama Administration over its national health care legislation primarily because he believed that the law exceeded the bounds of the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause. The Supreme Court agreed with this conclusion.

After the 2,200-page ObamaCare legislation was passed, Attorney General Sullivan and a team of attorneys from the Alaska Department of law read the act and analyzed its constitutional implications. Sullivan and his team wrote and submitted a 49-page legal memorandum to Governor Parnell recommending that Alaska sue the federal government over ObamaCare. The Sullivan memo, which was released to the public, was cited by other state Attorneys General offices as an important document in the fight to overturn ObamaCare.

Source: 2014 Senate campaign website Sullivan2014.com "Accomplish" , Dec 5, 2013

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