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Sunrise votes nudge health care bill forward Tues. – AP
Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 22, 2009 @ 10:40 am In Uncategorized | No Comments
Two down, one to go. President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul cleared its second 60-vote test in the Senate early Tuesday morning — moving it a step closer to passage by Christmas.
Senate Democrats remained united behind their compromise bill, over steadfast Republican opposition. The motion, to shut off debate and move to a vote on a package of changes by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, passed 60-39.
The final 60-vote hurdle, limiting debate on the bill itself, is expected Wednesday afternoon. That would start a 30-hour countdown to a night-before-Christmas vote on the legislation, which needs only a simple majority to pass
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