How Dems Who Voted Against The Health Law Decided Their Repeal Positions
Three House Democrats voted with Republicans to repeal the health law. But others, who voted against the legislation the first time around, chose to side with their party caucus.
McClatchy: Still Voting 'No': 2 'Blue Dogs' Explain Why They Oppose Repeal
U.S. Rep. Heath Shuler, co-chairman of the Blue Dog coalition of conservative Democrats, voted "no" last year when President Barack Obama's health care reform proposal came before the House. So did U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell. But when the Republicans vote today on repealing the health care law, both Shuler and Kissell, Democrats from North Carolina, will side with their fellow Democrats to keep the law (Barrett, 1/19).
The Hill: Three 'No' Dems Support Repeal Vote
Despite some Republican projections that the bill repealing health care reform would generate Democratic support, just three Democrats supported the measure Wednesday night (Millman, 1/19).