Speed Reads


Half of the senators who voted for ObamaCare will be gone in 2015

After several significant losses for the Democratic Party in the 2014 elections, exactly half of the 60 "yea" voters for the Affordable Care Act in 2009 will no longer be in the Senate when the new Congress is inaugurated next year.

While 14 of the 30 senators already or soon to be out of office either died or were replaced by a Democrat — and thus exited for reasons unconnected to their ObamaCare vote — the other 16 either lost to Republican challengers or saw their seats filled by Republican candidates after they declined to seek re-election. Click here to see the Washington Times' breakdown of which senators met what fate.