California's entire Republican congressional delegation voted for the House G-O-P health care bill today (Thursday). That includes several lawmakers who before the vote said they were either undecided or opposed. One California Republican whose support was never in doubt is Congresswoman Mimi Walters. She represents an Orange County district that's traditionally conservative but voted for Hillary Clinton last year. Walters spoke by phone after the vote with our Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler, who began by asking the congresswoman why she voted yes.
It takes a lot of money to live in Orange County... even if you're poor. The Orange County Register looked into newly-released U.S. government statistics that show Orange County has one of the highest low-income thresholds in in the nation. KVCR's Ken Vincent explains.