In a move that Chris Dodd called a Christmas present to America (seriously) the Senate just officially passed a healthcare reform bill.
Now it’s on to be “reconciled” with the house version. If they iron out the kinks over abortion, and a few other things, the seemingly impossible battle may be over. Finally!
Actually, it may drag on for a bit. It was reported yesterday that the vote will slip to February, as Obama takes a hard pivot on pushing for a new stimulus.
The vote — the Senate’s last before Christmas — went down on a 60-39 party-line split.
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