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    Pelosi Tactic for Health-Care Vote Would Raise Legal Questions

    Greg Stohr Bloomberg News Thursday, March 18, 2010 March 18 (Bloomberg) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi may be creating new grounds for a court challenge to the proposed U.S. health-care overhaul as she considers using a mechanism that would avoid a vote on the full legislation. Pelosi said this...
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    House Democrats’ tactic for health-care bill is debated

    Amy Goldstein Washington Post March 17, 2010 An obscure parliamentary maneuver favored by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suddenly ignited Tuesday as the latest tinder in the year-long partisan strife over reshaping the nation’s health-care system, triggering debate over the strategy’s...
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    House may try to pass Senate health-care bill without voting on it

    Lori Montgomery and Paul Kane Washington Post March 16, 2010 After laying the groundwork for a decisive vote this week on the Senate’s health-care bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested Monday that she might attempt to pass the measure without having members vote on it. Instead, Pelosi...
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    Democrats inch closer to Senate health-care vote

    John Whitesides Reuters Saturday, November 21, 2009 WASHINGTON — A broad health-care overhaul moved closer to clearing its first U.S. Senate hurdle Saturday when one of two wavering Democrats said she would vote to begin debate on the landmark legislation. Senator Mary Landrieu ended days of...