|"Repeal the HealthCare Act"
18, 2011--Congressman Steve King (R-IA) and other members of Congress
accepted 535,000 petitions from Ken Hoagland, chairman of Repeal It
Now.org, at a press conference on a cold day on Capitol Hill.
King speaks as Jenny Beth Martin of Tea Party Patriots, Rep. Steve
Pearce (R-NM), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and others look on. The
scheduled to vote on the Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
( H.R. 2)
calls to discuss the adverse effects of repealing the law.
|Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN)
speaks as King and Hoagland look on.
|Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) speaks as
Pearce, a Tea Party activist, Gohmert, Bachmann, Hoagland and King look
|Rep. Gohmert shows off the
bill. Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Michael Burgess (R-TX) also
|Jenny Beth Martin of Woodstock,
GA is a co-founder and national coordinator of Tea Party Patriots.
|Ken Hoagland started the Repeal
It Now effort on Sept. 1, 2010 (Hoagland is familiar to many for his
work on the FairTax; he left that position in August). In
Hoagland the marquee signers are former Gov. Mike Huckabee and Michael