"This week Congressman Raul Labrador voted to let America default on its debt for the first time in history, an act that would have plunged us back into recession. He has worked all week to find additional votes for the bill to ensure its passage and then turned around and voted against it. This vote is consistent with his history of flip flopping. At a recent interview on Meet the Press, Representative Raúl Labrador falsely claimed he supports closing loopholes saying, 'I am for getting rid of the loopholes'" -- Idaho Democrats press release from Kevin Richert's blog. More here.
Question: Did newby Congressman Raul Labrador help or hurt himself with his no vote on the debt ceiling legislation?