Election 2008 Presidential Candidates

Health '08


The campaign trail is hot as the presidential candidates make their way from state to state, debate to debate, stumping for the almighty vote. The issues are the same but the plans are as varied as the many candidates that are all vying for the title of President of the United States. For people with diabetes, one of the issues of concern is health care rising costs, research, insurance. Who will be the one to garner your vote? Click on a name to read what a candidate has to say and decide for yourself.

Democrats

SenatorBarackObama2 Barack Obama

We now face an opportunity and an obligation to turn the page on the failed politics of yesterday's health care debates My plan begins by covering every American.


Republicans

john mccain2 John McCain

The biggest problem with the American health care system is that it costs too much, and the way inflationary pressures are actually built into it. Businesses and families pay more and more every year to get what they often consider to be inadequate attention or poor care.


November 2008:

  • Election day 11/4 - President-elect Barack Obama

 


Last Modified Date: November 27, 2012

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by Lindsey Guerin
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