March 17, 2010

REFLUX:

Plans in Flux on Health Vote (Steven T. Dennis and Tory Newmyer, 3/16/10, Roll Call)

House Republicans had Democratic leaders tied in knots Tuesday trying to defend a special rule to enact the Senate’s health care bill without a separate vote, even as Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) insisted she had not yet decided whether to use it.

The procedural morass, borne of House Democrats’ distaste for deals included in the Senate health care bill, overshadowed leadership’s efforts to tout the overall package as a history-making endeavor on par with enactment of Social Security or Medicare.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 17, 2010 12:36 PM
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