By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
The young drop coverage to avoid higher premiums
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Everyone sat on plastic folding chairs, on a concrete floor in front of rows upon rows of empty industrial shelves. Speakers sometimes had to pause, to keep the rumble of trucks outside from drowning out their words.
Reps. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, and Gerry Connolly, Virginia Democrat, held a congressional forum Monday on voting problems.
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Mr. Connolly said he does not believe the problems are unique to Prince William County — the forum also featured testimony from an Arlington County voter who also waited three hours.
"I think most of my colleagues on our side of the aisle, whether they voice it publicly or not, certainly see the health care vote as a historic vote and something that will be seen in the future as a courageous and correct vote," said Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va. "That doesn't mean it will be rewarded in this cycle.