If he's going to vote against the final health care package, Rep. Dan Lipinski is going to have to answer to Midge Hough.
You might remember Hough's tragic story from the fall, when she appealed to the Democratic gubernatorial candidates at a health care forum sponsored by the Campaign for Better Health Care. Last year, her 24-year-old daughter-in-law passed away two months before her due date after being denied health insurance because her pregnancy was considered a pre-existing condition. Shortly after, Hough was shouted down by Tea Party Patriots at a Lipinski town hall meeting in Oak Lawn when she tried to thank her representative for his vote in favor of the House health care bill. Lipinski, admirably, told the hecklers to let her speak. Today, she's asking him not to side with the same people he reprimanded. Watch it: