GOP House targets health care law; 67 Dems join in

GOP House targets health care law; 67 Dems join in

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House voted overwhelmingly today to bolt new security requirements onto President Barack Obama’s health care law, with 67 Democrats breaking ranks to join with the GOP. It was the first skirmish of what is certain to be a long and contentious election-year fight. The vote was 291-122 with Republicans relentlessly focusing on “Obamacare,” convinced that Americans’ unease with the troubled law will translate into significant election gains in November.

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