House vote to repeal health care law reportedly led by Ross

Controversy surrounding Obama’s health care reform law, which many tout as the primary achievement of the current administration, continued today with an overwhelming vote in the Republican-controlled House to repeal the law in its entirety.

The charge was reportedly led by Arkansas Rep. Mike Ross, a Democrat who said he crossed lines to side with Congressional Republicans after researching the law and finding it “too big, too costly and not right for Arkansas,” according to Arkansas News.

Ross was among four of the seven Blue Dogs to vote against the law in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

A victory for House Republicans today, less than two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Obama’s reform constitutional if viewed as a “tax mandate,” will likely be short-lived when the Democratic Senate gets its chance to vote on the repeal.

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