Who Took A Risk By Voting For The Health Care Bill?

Posted November 9, 2009 at 10:07am

Dozens of House Democrats bucked their party on Saturday’s health care vote. But how about those who might have taken a political risk by siding with their party?

Let’s look at the Democrats from Republican-leaning districts who voted for the bill and Republicans from Democratic-friendly districts who opposed it.

Of the 49 House Democrats that represent districts that John McCain won in 2008, 18 of them voted for the bill.