(Read the full article here: Meet The Red State Democrat Who’s Not Afraid Of Obamacare)
Rachel Weiner has a smart write-up at WaPo about an ad from Heidi Heitkamp, who’s running for North Dakota’s Senate seat, one the Dems had been close to giving up on for this election. But not only is Heitkamp even in the polls with GOP incumbent Rick Berg, but she’s not shying away from the most controversial possible platform for a Democrat: Obamacare.
With the Supreme Court set to rule on the consitutionality of Obamacare, né the Affordable Care Act, the issue could become as important to this election as it was to 2010’s Democratic bloodbath, which saw even Democratic lawmakers distancing themselves as much as possible from the ACA. Things have not calmed down: Ron Gould, an Arizona congressional candidate, just had the ACA executed…. Read more.