Georgia's Tom Graves helping to lead the high-risk effort to defund Obamacare
It's no surprise to find U.S. Rep. Tom Graves, R-Ga., helping lead
House GOP hard-liners' charge to take down President Barack Obama's
health care law.
Bucking the political establishment is nothing new for the
43-year-old tea party favorite from Ranger, near Calhoun, Ga., who still
bears scars from his time in Georgia's Republican-controlled state
But with a potential federal government shutdown looming Tuesday if
Congress can't compromise on a temporary funding resolution, many
question whether the tea party-backed charge will take the nation's
economy and fellow Republicans over a cliff.
On Friday, the Democratic-led Senate voted 54-44 along partisan lines
to strip language from the House temporary spending measure that would