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Three Democrats Who Voted to Repeal Health Care Law

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WASHINGTON -- Republicans in the House didn't need help from Democrats to repeal the health care reform law but they got a little anyway.

Three Democrats voted against their party in the mostly symbolic vote:

-- Dan Boren of Oklahoma

-- Mike McIntyre of North Carolina

-- Mike Ross of Arkansas

All three are members of the Blue Dog coalition, a group of moderate Democrats from conservative districts.

They were among 39 Democrats who voted against their party nearly a year ago when it first passed the historic health care overhaul. Of the 30 Democrats who voted no and ran for re-election, there were only 13 who were re-elected.

Only one member missed the repeal vote. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is recovering from an assassination attempt in a Tucson hospital and is expected to move to a rehab center in Texas Friday.

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