Healthcare Law Now An Issue In Massachusetts Senate Race

Jun 29, 2012

The US Supreme Court’s historic decision on the national healthcare law has injected what could prove to be a pivotal issue into the US Senate race in Massachusetts.   WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.

            Both Republican Senator Scott Brown and Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren can use the healthcare reform issue to rally their bases and raise money, according to political consultant  Tony Cignolli.

            Within hours of the court’s decision, Browns campaign put out a video statement  of  the senator pledging  to vote to repeal what he called a one size fits all health care system he said was bad for the economny and jobs in Massachusetts..  Warren’s campaign accused Brown of turning his back on un-insured people.