House Republicans also appear confident that difficult votes on health care and energy legislation will put battle-tested members from conservative districts in trouble. There are over a dozen Blue Dog Democrats on the list, including those who have coasted to re-election in recent years.
Democratic members fitting that description include House Armed Services Chairman Ike Skelton (D-Mo.), who hasn’t faced a tough re-election since 1982, Rep. Rick Boucher (D-Va.), Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Ben Chandler (D-Ky.) and Jim Matheson (D-Utah) — all of whom are on the list.
Below the jump is the list of all 70 targeted seats. It’ll be useful to keep this as a scorecard throughout the cycle to see how many of these seats Republicans end up putting in play.