8 Signs the Healthcare Debate Isn’t Dead
Florida: Not Rubio's Idea
[Senator Rubio] thinks the right approach is what Florida did in 2008, where he set up a marketplace where businesses can buy health insurance as part of the free market. … Obama's approach is very different. It forces businesses and individuals to buy government-approved healthcare or face a new tax.
--Alex Conant, spokesman for Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio (at right), responding to a reporter's inquiry on similarities between the Obama-proposed exchange and the Florida Health Choices program that Rubio championed in 2008 as speaker of Florida's House
Source: Miami Herald