Health Care Debate Snarled Over Language

Day two of the health care reform markup in the Senate Finance Committee began with a spirited two-and-a-half hour debate on a central question of the American system of government -- should lawmakers understand the letter of the law they're voting on? It was a doozy of an amendment; spirited debate had gone all morning but it was defeated on a party line vote. The amendment, offered by Kentucky Republican Sen. Jim Bunning, would have required that the bill they are considering be posted on...Full Story
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