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Feltes’ health care comments in Lebanon spark war of words with Sununu

Feltes’ health care comments in Lebanon spark war of words with Sununu
LEBANON — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dan Feltes and Republican Gov. Chris Sununu’s campaigns traded barbs Thursday about the governor’s past statements regarding the Affordable Care Act and its future.Feltes, a three-term state senator from...

Subscribe Donate Feltes’ health care comments in Lebanon spark war of words with Sununu Sen.Feltes was joined by Jim Murphy, a candidate for state representative from Hanover and former chief medical officer of New London Hospital, and Peter Hackett, a Dartmouth College theater professor whose family has faced health care challenges, to speak about protecting the Affordable Care Act.Feltes, a three-term state senator from Concord, attempted to tie Sununu to unpopular efforts to dismantle federal health care protections, framing the race as a choice between stability under the law known as Obamacare and the uncertainty of an insurance market without its protections.During a news conference in Colburn Park, Feltes said his Republican rival supports the Trump administration’s efforts to repeal the sweeping health care law, which goes before the Supreme Court later this year.

“With Chris Sununu and Donald Trump in office, the health care of hundreds of thousands of Granite Staters is on the line,” said Feltes, a former legal aid attorney.However, Feltes pointed to Sununu’s past statements about the health care law as signs of his true intentions.

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