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Republicans warn House Democrats they may lose their jobs by backing health bill

Wall Street Journal, March 12, 2010

Early in the health reform debate, the GOP message was aimed at public opinion. But as Democrats show signs of pushing ahead, Republicans are focusing their arguments on their colleagues, the Wall Street Journal reports. With a final vote drawing near on President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, Republicans are warning Democratic lawmakers that saying a "yes" vote puts their political careers at risk. For example, the National Republican Congressional Committee, which coordinates GOP House campaigns, has launched an initiative targeting individual Democrats, the Journal reports.