Below is a list of selected Democrats and their positions on the House healthcare reform bill based on media accounts, press releases and spokesmen for the lawmakers.
UPDATED 11/7/09 4:08 p.m.
YES OR LEANING YES
Howard Berman (Calif.)
Leonard Boswell (Iowa)
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Steve Cohen (Tenn.) Called the measure "America's bill"
Gerry ConnollyGerry ConnollyBudget woes hinder US cybersecurity buildup Our IT system is dying: Here’s how President Trump can save it What Democrats want in shutdown fight MORE (Va.) Had expressed concern about tax provisions in initial bill
Jim Cooper (Tenn.)
Henry Cuellar (Texas) Got tort provisions added, though still wary of costs
Kathy Dahlkemper (Pa.)
Sam FarrSam FarrMarijuana advocates to give away free joints on Capitol Hill DEA decision against reclassifying marijuana ignores public opinion 19 House Democrats' sites hacked at close of gun sit-in MORE (Calif.)
John GaramendiJohn GaramendiLawmakers sound alarm on space security North Korean tests augment calls for boosting missile defense systems Overnight Defense: Lawmakers decry proposed Coast Guard cuts | NATO defense spending increases | Drones deploy to South Korea MORE (Calif.) Was sworn in this week
Gabrielle Giffords (Ariz.) Leaning yes, would like to see more on tort reform
Debbie Halvorson (Ill.)
Alcee Hastings (Fla.)
Paul Hodes (D-N.H.) Firm yes; Hodes running for Senate
Steve Kagen (Wis.)
Marcy Kaptur (Ohio) Leaning yes
Dale Kildee (Mich.)
Ron KindRon KindNew bill does hard job of injecting capital into needy communities House GOP campaign arm targets Democrats over ObamaCare anniversary Here's how Congress can get people to live healthy lifestyles MORE (Wis.) Voted no in Ways and Means Committee
Jim Langevin (R.I.) Opponent of abortion rights
Brad Miller (N.C.)
Dennis Moore (Kan.) Was target of death threat last summer over healthcare reform
Bill Owens (N.Y.) Was sworn in this week
Jared Polis (Colo.) Voted no in Education and Labor Committee
Earl Pomeroy (N.D.) Voted no in Ways and Means Committee
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John Salazar (Colo.)
Linda Sanchez (Calif.) Missed votes this week due to illness but will register yes on health bill
Rep. Joe Sestak (Pa.) Firm yes
Mark Schauer (Mich.) NRCC quickly pounced on Schauer's support of bill
Dina Titus (Nev.) Voted no in Education and Labor Committee
Paul Tonko (N.Y.) Leaning yes
Tim Walz (Minn.) "I think we're getting there."
Diane Watson (Calif.) Praised bill in speech on the floor
Peter WelchPeter WelchHouse Democrats call for revoking Kushner’s security clearance Pelosi seeks to unify Dems on ObamaCare fixes Sanders says he will introduce 'Medicare for all' bill MORE (Vt.)
NO OR LEANING NO
John Adler (N.J.) A firm no, saying bill doesn't do enough to control health costs.
Jason Altmire (Pa.)
Brian Baird (Wash.) Believes leadership should allow more GOP amendments
John BarrowJohn BarrowOur democracy can’t afford to cut legal aid services from the budget Dem files Ethics complaint on Benghazi panel Barrow thanks staff in farewell speech MORE (Ga.)
John Boccieri (Ohio) Leaning no, citing cost-containment concerns
Dan Boren (Okla.) A firm no
Rick Boucher (Va.)
Allen Boyd (Fla.) "It simply falls short when it comes to lowering healthcare costs."
Bobby Bright (Ala.)
Travis Childers (Miss.) "We need to get this legislation right, not just get it fast"
Jim Costa (Calif.)
Artur Davis (Ala.) Gubernatorial candidate says, "We risk a disaster if we get this wrong."
Lincoln Davis (Tenn.) Wants changes to abortion-related provisions
Parker Griffith (Ala.) “I cannot support this bill.”
Bart Gordon (Tenn.) Science panel chairman is a no, citing public option and bill's "financial impact on the state of Tennessee."
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (S.D.) "It does not include sufficient cost-containment and deficit reduction measures."
Tim Holden (Pa.)
Larry Kissell (N.C.) Firm no
Suzanne Kosmas (Fla.)"As the bill stands right now, I am not going to be able to support it," Kosmas told the Orlando Sentinel.
Frank Kratovil (D-Md.) Firm no
Jim Marshall (Ga.) A firm no
Eric Massa (N.Y.) Announced his opposition on Friday night
Jim MathesonJim MathesonWork begins on T infrastructure plan New president, new Congress, new opportunity First black GOP woman in Congress wins reelection MORE (Utah)
Mike McMahon (NY) New York Daily News reported Friday evening he is planning to vote no.
Charlie Melancon (D-La.) No; Melancon running for Senate
Walt Minnick (Idaho) Has bucked leadership on big-ticket bills
Glenn Nye (Va.)
Collin Peterson (Minn.) Ag chairman has sharply criticized bill
Ike Skelton (Mo.) Ag chairman cites public option, concerns about rural providers
Bart Stupak (Mich.) Wants changes to abortion-related provisions
John Tanner (Tenn.) "I am unable to support this legislation in its present form."
Gene Taylor (Miss.) Made it clear to constituents this summer he is a “no.”
Harry Teague (N.M.) Skeptic of public option
Melissa Bean (Ill.)
Marion Berry (Ark.) Wants more aggressive action against HMOs, drug makers
Dennis Cardoza (Calif.)
Yvette Clarke (N.Y.)
Joe DonnellyJoe DonnellyBattle begins over Wall Street rules GOP rep to potential Senate rival: Don't run Trump’s Army pick faces tough confirmation fight MORE (Ind.)
Chet Edwards (Texas) A perennial GOP target; rejected climate bill
Keith Ellison (Minn.)
Bob Etheridge (N.C.) May run for Senate
Bill FosterBill FosterDems crowd primaries to challenge GOP reps Lawmakers talk climate for Earth Day, Science March Live coverage: March for Science rally is underway MORE (Ill.) “Encouraged” House is moving forward; voted no on climate bill
Bart Gordon (Tenn.) Republicans targeting Science panel chairman
Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.) Wants vote on “robust” public option
Baron Hill (Ind.)
Dennis Kucinich (Ohio) He said he "will have trouble voting for anything other than robust public option."
Daniel Lipinski (Ill.) Opposes abortion rights
Dan Maffei (N.Y.)
Betsy Markey (Colo.) Has concerns with cost of the bill
Harry Mitchell (Ariz.)
Patrick Murphy (N.Y.)
Jim Oberstar (Minn.)
Solomon Ortiz (Texas) Voted no on climate change bill
Ciro Rodriguez (Texas) Voted no on climate measure
Loretta Sanchez (Calif.) Has gone from "yes" to undecided
Heath Shuler (N.C.)
Adam SmithAdam SmithPentagon starts review of nuclear posture ordered by Trump Overnight Cybersecurity: Rice denies wrongly unmasking Trump team | Dems plead for electric grid cyber funds | China reportedly targeting cloud providers Lawmakers introduce bill to end warrantless phone searches at border MORE (Wash.)
Zack Space (Ohio) Voted yes on Energy and Commerce Committee
Betty Sutton (Ohio)
Peter Visclosky (Ind.)
Mike Soraghan, Jared Allen, Molly K. Hooper, Bob Cusack, Mary Ann Dreas and Dan Randlett contributed to this list.
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