With Wolves Nipping At Their Heels, Calif. Republicans Defend Health Law Vote
Democrats have already identified the group of California Republicans as vulnerable for the next election.
Vulnerable California Republicans Struggle To Sell Obamacare Repeal Vote
Rep. David Valadao’s colleagues privately thought he’d vote against the House GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. The California Republican’s Hispanic-populated swing district went for Hillary Clinton by a whopping 15 percent margin. And with more than half his impoverished constituency here in rural San Joaquin Valley on Medicaid, opposing a bill to cut $800 billion from the low-income health care program certainly would have been the politically prudent thing to do. (Bade, 6/5)