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Bush Mischaracterizes Kerry’s Health Plan

A Bush ad claims Kerry’s healthcare proposals would put “big government in charge” of medical decisions. In fact, Kerry’s plan would leave 97% with the insurance they have now — while up to 27 million who aren’t insured would gain coverage.

Kerry “Paperwork” Ad: Accurate

Kerry ad says medical paperwork costs hundreds of billions and his plan could save money. He’s right. But what about the expense?