The way Obama and Romney have approached health care following the Supreme Court ruling isn’t necessarily trickling down to state and local elections. For some Democrats, particularly those in more moderate or conservative districts, supporting the president’s health care overhaul remains a significant electoral liability. For some Republicans, especially those in the House, running to repeal the law can be a guaranteed way to energize supporters.
Associated Press writers Thomas Beaumont in Des Moines, Iowa and Steve Peoples in Washington contributed to this report.
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