Senate Republicans Call for Vote on a Repeal of Obamacare for Wednesday

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R, KY) announced on Tuesday that he intends to bring to the floor a vote to repeal Obamacare on Wednesday.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid certainly does not want this vote to occur but even so it is highly doubtful that McConnell can get the 60 votes needed to sustain a repeal. The Democrats still out number Republicans 53 to 47.

But a repeal is not all that McConnell wants with this vote. At the very least the Republican leader wants to put the entire senate on record giving the voters a clear accounting of which senators support Obamacare and which do not. McConnell hopes to put centrist Democrats on record as to where they stand.

McConnell’s aim is to get centrist Democrat senators in trouble back home for the 2012 election cycle and put pressure on them to reverse past support of Obama’s take over of America’s healthcare system.

If you want to help push the senate to vote for McConnell’s repeal , Freedomworks has identified eight key Democrat senators to contact.

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV)
(202) 224-3954

Sen. James H. Webb (D-VA)
(202) 224-4024

Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
(202) 224-5274

Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE)
(202) 224-6551

Sen. Robert P. Casey (D-PA)
(202) 224-6324

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)
(202) 224-2644

Sen. Claire C. McCaskill (D-MO)
(202) 224-6154

Sen.Jeff Bingaman (D-NM)
(202) 224-5521

Warner Todd Huston

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