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Cocky conservatives bet budget in Obamacare fight

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WASHINGTON — Emboldened conservatives who forced House Republican leaders to push a stopgap spending bill that unravels President Barack Obama’s health care law are digging in for a long fight, determined to stop “Obamacare” before the first individual signs up in less than two weeks.

Just ask the two lawmakers — one a first-term businessman from North Carolina, the other a self-described “North Georgia country boy” elected just months after Obama signed the law — who spurred the rank and file to pressure the leadership on the tea party’s signature issue.

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