May 3, 2010

Boehner: ObamaCare will be repealed after November elections

From an NPR report:

House Republican Leader John Boehner (pictured) has said that his party will repeal the new health care law if the GOP gains a congressional majority in November.

Boehner said, "I think that we need to repeal the health care law and replace it with common-sense steps that will lower the cost of health insurance in America."

Boehner and the Republicans are hoping for a repeat of 1994, when the GOP swept the midterm elections. He says the party is engaging with the public to develop the agenda it will enact if it secures a majority in November.

The party that controls the White House typically loses House seats during midterm elections, and Democrats are bracing for losses: 37 governorships, 36 Senate seats and the entire 435-member House are at stake.