Democrat plans to take on Republican MacArthur, who helped revive Obamacare repeal bill

WASHINGTON — A former national security adviser in President Barack Obama’s administration plans to challenge Rep. Tom MacArthur, the New Jersey lawmaker who helped resurrect the House Republican health care plan that would leave 23 million more Americans without coverage.

Andy Kim of Marlton, a Rhodes Scholar who also advised Gen. David Petraeus in Afghanistan as a State Department official, received more than $50,000 in pledges online as he mulled whether to run. 

“Health care is going to be the big issue,” said Kim, 34. “He actually was the architect for reviving it and came up with the idea for gutting pre-existing …read more

Source: NJ.com Burlington

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