Joe Biden Defends Obamacare In New Personal TV Ad In Iowa

“Health care is personal to me,” Biden says in his new ad. “Obamacare is personal to me.” The ad addresses Biden’s personal experiences, drawing on a car accident that took his wife and daughter’s lives, as well as his son Beau’s struggle with brain cancer. The messaging in the new ad is similar to what Biden’s message has been on the campaign trial: Obamacare was a huge step forward, and Biden would like to build on it and continue its legacy, not scrap it. Speaking of Obamacare, Biden says, “When I see the President try to tear it down and […]

How Dark Money Groups Are Attacking Dems’ Health Care Plans

More than a million dollars worth of advertising spots were purchased in August in Iowa by three dark-money groups trying to impact the health care conversation in the state as voters vet presidential candidates. One Nation, Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, and Doctor Patient Unity all spent big bucks to buy spots in the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids markets, targeting different pieces of health care legislation. One Nation is most specifically targeting Medicare for All, using it as a way to attack Democrats and help Republicans hold their seats in the Senate. Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, […]