In it, but not of it. TPM DC

In Hot House Race Republican Candidate Pledges To 'De-fund' Health Care Reform


The group's chairman Alex Cortes said in a statement that pulling funding is "the first necessary step to fully repealing and replacing this unconstitutional, job-killing, fiscal train wreck."

Of course, the Democrats will attempt to exploit pledges like this one for their own gain. Already the majority party is telling voters the GOP wants to take away from senior citizens the Medicare prescription drug rebate checks that closed the "donut hole." The Democrats say Republicans who would repeal health care reform want insurance companies to discriminate against people with preexisting conditions.