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Cuccinelli: A Challenge To Sen. Mark Warner Is 'Tempting'

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“There is no such thing as an unendangered Democrat who promised, as Mark Warner did, on video, sitting in his Senate office, ‘I would not vote for a health-care plan that doesn’t let you keep health insurance you like,’” he told the Post. “Oh, really? You were the tiebreaking vote. . . . Mark Warner’s not going to have a cruise in 2014.”

The comment reflects Republican criticism of President Barack Obama's "if you like your health plan, you can keep it" promise, for which the President apologized

In his concession speech on election night, Cuccinelli said Virginians proved at the polls that they were opposed to the health care law. 

"Despite being outspent by an unprecedented $15 million, this race came down to the wire because of Obamacare," he said. "We said this race was a referendum on Obamacare, and although I lost tonight, you sent a message to the president of the United States that you believe that Obamacare is a failure and that you want to be in charge of your health care, not the government."