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  • Dem Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper: I Wouldn't Have Voted for Obamacare If I'd Known About HHS Regulation

    02/07/2012 11:14:39 AM PST · by Lmo56 · 52 replies · 2+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/7/12 | John McCormack
    Former Democratic congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper, a Catholic from Erie, Pennsylvania, cast a crucial vote in favor of Obamacare in 2010. She lost her seat that November in part because of her controversial support of Obamacare. But Dahlkemper said recently that she would have never voted for the health care bill had she known that the Department of Health and Human Services would require all private insurers, including Catholic charities and hospitals, to provide free coverage of contraception, sterilization procedures, and the "week-after" pill "ella" that can induce early abortions.
  • Pro-Life, Pro-ObamaCare Dems Fight For Survival In Midterms

    10/28/2010 10:27:30 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 17 replies
    Eight months after a dozen or so pro-life House Democrats struck a deal with party leadership to pass President Obama's health care bill about half of the group looks unlikely to survive the election. [snip] The ObamaCare vote is clearly a drag on the "Stupak Democrats" ....That's bad news for lawmakers like Pennsylvania Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper. Her spokeswoman, Marie Francis, says abortion is a major issue in the district. "This is an area where people believe in life. They are overwhelmingly pro-life," Francis said. The freshman Democrat trails Republican Mike Kelly, 44%-37%... Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., a long-time abortion opponent,...
  • Pa. Is Keystone in House GOP’s Path to Majority (Kanjorski, Altmire, Dahlkemper, etc)

    05/20/2010 12:15:26 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 6 replies · 212+ views
    CQ Politics ^ | 5/20/2010 | Greg Giroux
    Pennsylvania, the center of the political universe this week, will again garner outsized attention in this fall’s midterm elections. Though Tuesday’s House primaries were greatly overshadowed by the nationally significant victories of Rep. Joe Sestak in the Democratic Senate primary and of Mark Critz (D) in the 12th district special election, they did set up some key November matchups in the quintessentially competitive Keystone State. Click here to learn more! Roll Call’s current House race ratings include 10 of Pennsylvania’s 19 districts as among the 104 districts that will hold competitive elections this fall — the most in any state....