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Meet The 39 Democrats Who Backed The GOP's Obamacare Fix

Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley speaks during an Oct. 27 fundraiser for his Senate campaign at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Braley was one of 39 Democrats who voted Friday for legislation to allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would otherwise be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act. i i

hide captionDemocratic Rep. Bruce Braley speaks during an Oct. 27 fundraiser for his Senate campaign at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Braley was one of 39 Democrats who voted Friday for legislation to allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would otherwise be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act.

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Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley speaks during an Oct. 27 fundraiser for his Senate campaign at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Braley was one of 39 Democrats who voted Friday for legislation to allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would otherwise be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act.

Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley speaks during an Oct. 27 fundraiser for his Senate campaign at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Braley was one of 39 Democrats who voted Friday for legislation to allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would otherwise be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act.

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The Keep Your Health Plan Act, the Republican-sponsored bill to allow insurance companies to continue offering policies that would otherwise be canceled because they don't meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act, passed the House Friday by a vote of 261-157.

In the 153 districts whose Democratic representatives voted against the measure, President Obama beat Republican Mitt Romney by an average of 38 points.

In those 39 districts where the Democrat voted "yes," the president defeated Romney by an average of only 6 points.

District Name Obama 2012 Margin Population without health insurance Percentage without health insurance Percentage below poverty line
UT-04 Matheson, Jim -37 112,836 16.3 12.5
WV-03 Rahall, Nick J. II -32.2 90,300 15 20.5
NC-07 McIntyre, Mike -19.3 124,878 17 17.9
GA-12 Barrow, John -11.8 129,113 19.2 22.3
MN-07 Peterson, Collin C. -9.8 59,737 9.1 12.8
FL-18 Murphy, Patrick -4.1 123,438 18.1 14.8
TX-23 Gallego, Pete -2.6 163,167 23.2 20.3
AZ-02 Barber, Ron -1.5 92,007 13.1 17.3
NY-01 Bishop, Timothy H. 0.5 64,906 9.1 7
MN-01 Walz, Tim 1.4 51,958 7.9 11.6
IL-12 Enyart, Bill 1.5 78,569 11.3 20.3
NH-01 Shea-Porter, Carol 1.6 71,777 11 8.9
CA-36 Ruiz, Raul 3.2 148,533 21.2 19.9
OR-05 Schrader, Kurt 3.4 113,788 14.9 15.5
CA-07 Bera, Ami 4 84,103 12 12.4
NY-18 Maloney, Sean Patrick 4.3 71,973 10.2 11.6
AZ-09 Sinema, Kyrsten 4.5 140,244 19.5 19.5
MN-08 Nolan, Rick 5.5 59,664 9.2 14
NY-21 Owens, Bill 6.1 61,553 9 15.5
CA-52 Peters, Scott 6.4 68,852 10.2 9.9
FL-26 Garcia, Joe 6.7 201,853 28.1 15.6
OR-04 DeFazio, Peter A. 6.7 119,425 15.6 21.4
CT-05 Esty, Elizabeth 8.2 66,677 9.5 12
NH-02 Kuster, Ann McLane 9.7 65,145 10 8.7
CA-26 Brownley, Julia 10.3 120,324 17.2 12.1
WA-01 DelBene, Suzan 10.8 72,431 10.6 8.1
WI-03 Kind, Ron 11 66,654 9.5 14.6
CA-03 Garamendi, John 11.2 98,223 14.5 16.6
IA-02 Loebsack, Dave 13.1 77,077 10.2 15
IA-01 Braley, Bruce 13.7 60,687 8.1 11.3
NY-24 Maffei, Dan 15.9 64,339 9.2 16.1
IL-10 Schneider, Brad 16.4 90,333 13.2 11.6
IL-08 Duckworth, Tammy 16.5 107,634 14.9 11.1
IL-17 Bustos, Cheri 17 84,855 12.2 18.9
IL-11 Foster, Bill 17.2 91,431 12.7 11.6
CA-09 McNerney, Jerry 17.7 113,913 16.2 18.4
CA-16 Costa, Jim 19.2 155,856 22.4 31.2
TX-34 Vela, Filemon 22.5 215,844 31.5 33
MI-14 Peters, Gary 62.4 106,899 15.3 26.5

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