Doubling Down

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Going into an election like this, it’s in the interest of opposition leaders to keep their options open as much as possible. And the House Republican leadership had been trying to do that on Health Care Reform, verbally opposing it in general but resisting actually going on the record as backing total repeal of everything. But over the last couple days the Club for Growth and Redstate.com managed to muscle Reps. Boehner, Cantor and a few dozen others into signing on as sponsors to Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) total repeal bill.

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