Sunday, May 4, 2008

The McCain Update - May 2, 2008

John McCain focused this week on straight talk about health care reform. John McCain believes we can and must provide access to health care for every American. The campaign released a new ad spotlighting this. The ad, entitled "Health Care Action," highlights John McCain's agenda to reform health care and will air in Iowa.

John McCain's reforms will guarantee better care at lower cost for all Americans.

Click here to watch the latest ad. Continue reading to learn more about John McCain's health care plan.

A Call to Action for Health Care

This week, John McCain released his plan for health care reform. For too long, our nation's leaders have talked about reforming health care. Now is the time to act.

John McCain's plan includes:

Restoring control to patients
Making health insurance innovative, portable and affordable
Lowering costs
Offering choices beyond employer-based health insurance coverage
Ensuring care for high-risk patients
Confronting long-term challenges

Click here to read the full plan. In cities across the country this week, John McCain held town hall meetings to discuss his plan with voters and to listen to their concerns. To learn more about John McCain's healthcare plan and to see pictures from the road, click here.

Faith of My Fathers

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In Faith of My Fathers, John McCain tells his amazing story of courage and leadership during his more than five years as a POW in North Vietnam. The examples and lessons taught by his father and grandfather enabled him to survive imprisonment and emerge as a true American hero. This book demonstrates that the McCain family has long believed that the highest honor one can gain is through service to our country. Throughout his life, John McCain has served our country and we want him to continue serving as our next President of the United States.

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Latest News
Below are some of the top news articles from this week. For more news articles and press releases, go to

National Review: The Right Rx
The New Republic: On The DNC's "Disingenuous" Attack Ad
Business Week: McCain's Health Care Proposal
Allentown (PA) Morning Call: Next Stop for Arizona Senator: Lehigh Valley Hospital
Time Magazine: The Great Health Care Debate is Finally Engaged
L.A. Times: Open-Market Healthcare is McCain's Goal
USA Today: McCain Would 'Put Families In Charge' Of Health Care
Associated Press: McCain Says Most Americans Willing To Sacrifice
Quad City Times (IA): McCain Strikes in Iowa
St. Petersburg Times: McCain Makes Health Care Policy Speech in Tampa
Miami Herald: McCain Pushes Tax Credits, Healthcare Reforms
The Allentown Morning Call: McCain Visit To Target Health Care

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