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Monday, December 21, 2009

Democrats End Debate on Health Care


“The Democratic-controlled Senate, voting 60-40, swept aside Republican objections and moved to close off debate on health overhaul legislation, marking a milestone moment for President Barack Obama’s most pressing domestic initiative.

“All 58 Democrats and two independents voted to approve the first — and most crucial — of three motions needed to break off action, as the Senate entered a fourth week of debate on the bill. All Republicans voted no.” (Wall Street Journal, Monday)

Now let’s see if the public option gets added in committee.

FEE Timely Classic:
Why Medicine is Slowly Dying in America” by Michael Hurd