Delay On Senate Vote Could Be Political Boon For Vulnerable California Lawmakers
“It would be best for them if the delay leads to a fizzle and nothing happens," said Bruce Cain, a Stanford political science professor. "They’d be much better off than if they passed the bill and 15 million people lose” their health coverage next year.
The Mercury News:
What Senate Health Care Delay Means For House Republicans
The Republican health care bill would have a dramatic effect in California because of its steep cuts to Medicaid – particularly in the Central Valley... All of the state’s 14 Republican members of Congress voted for the House’s version of the bill, in part due to pressure from House leaders and a desire to keep their promises on the campaign trail to repeal “Obamacare.” (Tolan, 6/29)