During health care debate on the Senate floor, Senate Finance Chairman Baucus (D-Mont.) admits the true cost of the Democrats' $2.5 trillion health care bill while Republicans question him about Democrats' attempts to use budget gimmicks like separating a bill to pay for adequate Medicare reimbursements to doctors the so-called doc fix from health care reform legislation.
During debate on the Senate floor, Republican senators point out that the Democrats health care legislation would ration patients access to health care and put government in control of medical decisions that should be made by patients and their doctors.
During the health care debate on the Senate floor, Republicans criticize the tax hikes in the health care bill, noting that they will raise health care costs for patients and doctors and damage small businesses at a time when our country is facing 10 percent unemployment.