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David Perdue and Michelle Nunn: On the issues

 Where do U.S. Senate candidates Michelle Nunn, a Democrat, and David Perdue, a Republican, stand on issues that are important to Georgians?

The Affordable Care Act

Nunn: Keep it, but with some changes. Wants to add a lower-cost, bare-bones tier of insurance to the health care exchanges, which is currently not permitted by the law's minimum benefit requirements. Wants to delay the mandate that all companies with 50 or more employees provide health insurance. Wants Georgia to expand Medicaid under the law.

Perdue: Repeal it, replace it with a comprehensive bill by Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Price of Roswell. The Price bill would provide tax credits for low-income people to buy insurance on the individual market while creating state-administered high-risk insurance pools and overhauling the medical malpractice system.

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