Repeal Rejected: Republicans' Proposal to Repeal Health Care Law Defeated

Senate Democrats today shot down an attempt by Republicans to repeal the controversial new health care law. Senators voted strictly along party lines --51 to 47 -- on the repeal: Every Republican supported repeal, while every Democrat who voted opposed repeal. The vote was called at 6:23 p.m., with Sen. Michael Bennet in the chair. Sens. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Mark Warner, D-Va, missed the vote. The repeal needed 60 votes to advance past a so-called budget point of order in the Senate,...Full Story
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