The Dallas Morning News: Perry Blasts Obama On Medicaid Costs, Voter ID
Gov. Rick Perry greeted President Barack Obama on Tuesday with a verbal finger wag, calling on him to apologize for his administration’s attacks on the state’s voter ID law and to learn more about the ramifications of his health care law. Perry called a news conference to ding the president, who attended campaign fundraisers Tuesday in San Antonio and Austin. The governor suggested Obama should sit down with him and other Republican governors who could explain why they have rejected the new health care law (Hoppe, 7/17).
Texas Tribune: In Austin, Obama Rallies Supporters, Targets Romney
Obama’s remarks came during a 35-minute speech to about 1,100 supporters at the Austin Music Hall, where he also jabbed at Republicans for their opposition to expanding health care and their efforts to gut funding for family planning (Aguilar, 7/17).
Meanwhile, USA Today finds that the supplement industry is a key fundraising source for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Obama calls health law mandate a ‘principle;’ Supplement industry heavily funding Romney campaign
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