Abortion Vote Divides Democrats on Health Care

With the momentum for health care legislation gaining pace, Senators will face one of their biggest hurdles, a proposal to block federally subsidized health insurance plans from covering abortion. The bipartisan amendment in the health care bill, proposed today by Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska with eight Republicans and Democratic Sen. Robert Casey from Pennsylvania, is similar to a measure already passed in the House health care legislation. It would prohibit private insurers that...Full Story
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