One of the two Democratic candidates running for state attorney general and her unopposed Republican counterpart took starkly contrasting stances on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act championed by President Obama and the lawsuit filed by several attorneys general challenging the controversial health care reform measure.
Simply put: Former Lackawanna County prosecutor Kathleen Kane, a Democrat, would pull Pennsylvania out of the lawsuit on her “first day in office” if elected, while Republican Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed said he would keep Pennsylvania in the challenge. Calling the legislation “an unconstitutional power grab by the federal government,” Freed said he would protect Pennsylvanians from “such overreaching actions.”
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