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    Breaking: “Fix” Bill May Not Advance In Senate

    Republican Senate Sunday, March 21, 2010 Senate Democrats Refuse Bi-partisan Meeting With Parliamentarian Until After House Votes WASHINGTON DC – Senate Democrats have balked at a bi-partisan meeting with the Senate Parliamentarian to discuss a rule violation that could doom the entire...
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    Stephen Lynch calls health care vote plan ‘disingenuous’

    Says procedural move would hurt Congress Jay Fitzgerald Boston Herald Thursday, March 18, 2010 Even one of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s floor whips, U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch, says a proposed parliamentary move to pass health-care reform would be “disingenuous” and harm the credibility of...
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    Democratic Leaders Plan Secret Health Reform Deliberations

    Peter Roff U.S. News & World Report January 5, 2010 Despite their claims to the contrary, the way that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid have handled the healthcare bill has been anything but transparent. And, if the left-wing blogosphere is to be believed, the...
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    Democrats Say Final Health-Care Bill Will Look Like Senate’s

    Jonathan D. Salant Bloomberg Monday, Dec 28th, 2009 Any health-care legislation that reaches President Barack Obama’s desk will be close to the version the Senate passed last week, top Democrats said yesterday. The Senate garnered the minimum 60 votes needed to overcome Republican objections...
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    Senate bill weighs in at 2,074 pages

    Politico Thursday, Nov 19th, 2009 In the Battle of the Health Bills, the Senate wins out, bulk-wise – weighing in at 2,074 pages. The House health reform bill was a mere 1,990 pages when introduced. That means the Senate bill — like the one in the House — runs more pages than War and Peace...
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    Senate Panel Clears Climate Bill

    SIOBHAN HUGHES The Wall Street Journal November 5, 2009 A Senate panel cleared Thursday a climate bill that would reshape the U.S. economy. Republicans boycotted the vote. By 10-1, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved the measure. The only Democrat to vote “no” was Sen...