Politics & Government

March 16, 2010

As Rules Committee member, Cardoza at center of health care battle

Rep. Dennis Cardoza is caught in the middle of the controversial endgame for health care legislation. As early as Wednesday, the Merced Democrat and others on the quietly powerful House Rules Committee will essentially construct the bill. Equally important, the 13-member panel will craft voting procedures that could have profound political consequences in November.

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