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Democratic members of Congress press Gov. Hogan on health care bill

Democratic members of Congress press Gov. Hogan on health care bill

Four Democrats in Maryland's congressional delegation held a rally in Annapolis on Monday in an effort to pressure Gov. Larry Hogan to publicly oppose the Republican health care plan headed toward a vote in Congress later this week.

Democrats in Maryland have been trying for months to get Hogan, a Republican, to speak out against the repeal of Obamacare, noting estimates that show hundreds of thousands of state residents would lose coverage and that the budget would take a $1 billion-plus hit under proposed cuts to Medicaid.

Hogan has said he supports the Medicaid expansion that was part of the Affordable Care Act — signed into law seven years ago this week — and that he wants...

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