Analysis | With Health Bill Looming, Senators Aren’t Rushing Into The July Fourth Spotlight
Analysis | With health bill looming, senators aren’t rushing into the July Fourth spotlight
Sen. Susan Collins will celebrate the Fourth of July within view of the Canadian border, at a remote northeastern Maine town’s annual parade. Sen. Lisa Murkowski will appear on the other end of the continent in an old timber town on an isolated Alaskan island.These two Republican senators, critical swing votes in the debate over health-care legislation, are not exactly rushing into the public spotlight to engage their constituents on the controversial plan and their own decision-making about the proposal.
Then again, at least they have released information about where they will be. That’s more than most …