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16 December Bookmark and Share

Senate Dems Anticipate Dec. 23 Health Care Vote

Despite the seeming setback dealt to the Democrats comprehensive health care reform efforts this weekend by Senator Lieberman (I-CT) and Ben Nelson (D-NE), Senate Democrats are planning a procedural move to set-up a December 23 vote on their health care ...

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14 December Bookmark and Share

Senate Medicare Compromise In Doubt

[caption id="attachment_1193" align="alignleft" width="485" caption="Cooper/CBS"][/caption] What was last week touted as a potential breakthrough for the Senate health care bill is today being labeled as potentially another failed compromise.  Yesterday, ...

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23 November Bookmark and Share

Senate Votes to Debate Health Care Reform

Saturday night, the Senate voted to proceed on the debate on S. 1796, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Due to Senate rules, a filibustered bill must receive 60 votes for 30 hours of debate to proceed on it, and Senate Majority Leader Harry ...

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19 November Bookmark and Share

Summary of Merged Senate Health Care Bill

Updated 1:11 PM: Yesterday evening Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) unveiled his merged comprehensive health care legislation, hours after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) had released its score of the legislation.  The CBO scored the ...

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3 November Bookmark and Share

Could Health Care Slip Into 2010?

What do you think (vote your opinion)? When will Congress send the President a comprehensive health care bill to sign?(polls) Reports this morning from the Senate cast doubt on whether the chamber will be able to pass its version of comprehensive health care ...

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