Representative Tim Bishop of New York, among the most vulnerable House Democrats seeking re- election this year, said he’s embracing Obamacare even though Republicans want to use the health care law against him.
New York is a bellwether that will show whether Republicans keep majority control of the U.S. House in November’s election or if Democrats find a way to take over, said the leader of Democrats’ campaign committee.
Republicans in the U.S. House joined with 37 Democrats to pass a bill repealing a medical-device tax, chipping away at the 2010 health-care law in a victory for companies including Medtronic Inc. and Boston Scientific Corp.
A House investigative panel will spend the next six weeks scrutinizing four House lawmakers accused of ethics violations, including Representative Michele Bachmann and a member of the Republican leadership.
Scott Sipprelle , a Republican running against a House Democrat in New Jersey’s 12th District, says Washington needs business smarts to fix the U.S. economy. What he doesn’t say is where he got his business experience: Wall Street.