House Democrats travel to Florida to oppose court abortion ruling

House Democrats are holding a field hearing on abortion access in Florida on Tuesday, one day after the state Supreme Court ruled a six-week ban could go into effect next month.

The field hearing, which began at 10 a.m. in Broward County, is being attended by House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL), Maxwell Frost (D-FL), Darren Soto (D-FL), Jared Moskowitz (D-FL), Kathy Castor (D-FL), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Robin Kelly (D-IL). Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is also in attendance.

Abortion is set to be among the top concerns for Democrats as they hope to retake the Republican-led House in November. Campaigning on access to the procedure helped the party blunt a red wave in the midterm elections in the wake of
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