House members to watch on Syrian vote

Posted by Andrea Shea King, the Radio Patriot

Who to watch? Roll Call reports:

Voting against Syria could forever mar a Republican as soft on defense, just as voting for it could brand a Democrat a war hawk. And how members vote could play roles in leadership elections down the line. Elections could be won or lost and legacies built or dashed based on this vote — and lawmakers know it.

…These 20 so-far-undecided House lawmakers are ones to watch:

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Republicans

Kevin McCarthy of California
Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin
Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington
Tom Price of Georgia
Bill Huizenga of Michigan
Cory Gardner of Colorado
Jim Jordan of Ohio
Scott Rigell of Virginia
Ann Wagner of Missouri
Tom Cole of Oklahoma

Democrats

James E. Clyburn of South Carolina
Marcia L. Fudge of Ohio
Xavier Becerra of California
Joseph Crowley of New York
Rosa DeLauro of Connecticut
Jan Schakowsky of Illinois
Jim Himes of Connecticut
Jared Polis of Colorado
John B. Larson of Connecticut
Zoe Lofgren of California

Read more here to find out why these Congress Critters bear scrutiny under a magnifying glass.

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