FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, talks about his trip on Wednesday to Bethel and Hooper Bay in Anchorage, Alaska. Far from reversing course, Senate

 

              FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, talks about his trip on Wednesday to Bethel and Hooper Bay in Anchorage, Alaska. Far from reversing course, Senate
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2009, file photo, Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, talks about his trip on Wednesday to Bethel and Hooper Bay in Anchorage, Alaska. Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama’s health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are reinforcing their support for the overhaul even as Republicans intensify their criticism. Begich, Mark Pryor of Arkansas, Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Kay Hagan of North Carolina will face voters in 2014 for the first time since voting for the Affordable Care Act _ commonly called Obamacare _ three years ago. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)