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Monday, December 21, 2009

Today, it passed

Senate Democrats took a critical step toward passing their health care bill early Monday morning, voting to end debate on a package of controversial proposals negotiated by Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nevada.

The strict 60 to 40 party line vote kept Senate Democrats on track to pass their sweeping $871 billion bill on Christmas Eve. If it passes, the measure will then have to be merged with a roughly $1 trillion plan passed by
House of Representatives in November. (Source CNN)

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