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GOP attacks Barrow on 'Obamacare' votes Rated 'Mostly False'

April 15, 2014

Call it a pre-emptive strike, guilt by association or just good ol’ fashioned partisan politics.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee sent out a news release shortly after the April 29 debate between the candidates running for a vacant congressional seat in South Carolina. Former Gov. Mark Sanford, a Republican, won the seat Tuesday.

The committee claimed in its release that Sanford’s opponent, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, was attempting to distance herself from the federal health care law, commonly called "Obamacare."