7.17.12 U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy and state Democratic Party chairwoman Karen Peterson
differed Monday on whether the federal health care revamp is a boon or bust
for Louisiana and the rest of the nation.
In separate appearances, the two tackled the pluses, as described by Peterson, of the Affordable Care Act, and the minuses of what critics call Obamacare, as outlined by Cassidy.
If the president is re-elected, Cassidy said, Republicans will have no chance of repealing the new health care system.
"It's just going to bankrupt us all," Cassidy told about 200 people attending a Monday night town hall at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center off Essen Lane