Health Care Bill Passes Senate, Faces New Hurdles in 2010

The U.S. Senate passed the $871 billion overhaul of America's health care system after 24 consecutive days of often-bitter debate and deep partisanship, but even as senators and President Obama hailed this as a historic vote, they will face major obstacles when they return to their desks in January. Republicans today vowed to continue fighting the health care bill, which passed in the Senate early this morning on a 60-39 party-line vote, and Democratic leaders will have to resolve the...Full Story
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