deficit http://wfpl.org en U.S. Senator Dan Coats Says After Taking Big Hit, GOP Should Unify and Focus on Deficit Talks http://wfpl.org/post/us-senator-dan-coats-says-after-taking-big-hit-gop-should-unify-and-focus-deficit-talks <p>Returning to Indiana this week, Republican U.S. Sen. Dan Coats says he disagreed with the strategy led by Tea Party-affiliated lawmakers such as Ted Cruz to de-fund the president’s health care law.</p><p>Coats has been a vocal critic of the Affordable Care Act and introduced <a href="http://www.coats.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/coats-introduces-bill-to-delay-obamacare-mandates-until-2015">legislation to delay the law's mandates</a>.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:21:30 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 7304 at http://wfpl.org U.S. Senator Dan Coats Says After Taking Big Hit, GOP Should Unify and Focus on Deficit Talks