Republican health care bills defy the party's own ideology
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

By Christy Ford Chapin, Visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University and Assistant Professor of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who announced June 27 that a vote on the Senate health care bill has been delayed until after the July 4 recess. Carolyn Kaster/AP The Senate’s health care proposal made it…