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Healthcare Update Quickies#2…….

We’ve have so many  Updates….I’m starting a new Thread for them……

Just click on the Headline for the link……

Nancy Pelos and President Obama speak at an event.

Pelosi steeled W.H. for health push

Judgment Day for health reform

Jeffrey Young – 03/20/10 10:17 PM ET
Democrats exited the Capitol on Saturday with victory on healthcare reform within their grasp and a decisive vote hours away.…

BREAKING NEWS

Rumors flying high that Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI 1) has reached a Deal (not with Pelosi but with the President). To satisfy Stupak President Obama apparently will issue an Abortion Executive Order at 12.30pm ET.

Stupak also says he’ll have 8 Votes to support the Deal literally putting the Democrats over the top to pass this CRAPPY thing in convincing Fashion.

It looks surely like GAME OVER for us. Damnit.

http://thehill.com/homenews/house/88079-stupak-we-are-close-to-deal-with-the-white-house

Lobbying battle over contractor healthcare to come after bill passes

Kevin Bogardus – 03/21/10 06:00 AM ET

A fiercely debated provision that would have expanded healthcare coverage for construction workers is out of the final health bill.…

Clinton Lobbies Key Democrats

Former President Bill Clinton made several phone calls yesterday to lobby wavering Democrats to back the health care reform bill, CNN reports.

Public Still Doesn’t Understand the Health Care Bill

Despite more than a year of public debate, town hall meetings, speeches and advertisements, the public still “does not understand some important elements of the reform legislation” that is set to come to a final vote today in the House of Representatives, according to a new Kaiser Health Tracking Poll.

“Only 15% of Americans, for instance, know that the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has said the legislation will decrease the federal budget deficit over the next 10 years. And 55% believe the CBO has said the legislation will increase the deficit over that period.”

House Republicans begin victory lap

As Dems frantically try to cobble together votes, House Republicans begin a victory lap

Boehner: We will repeal the bill

GOP will try to overturn health care, he says.

Last-minute push to secure needed votes

As today’s vote nears, House leaders express confidence they will pull together the votes required to approve $940B health-care bill.

Democrats say they have votes needed to pass healthcare bill

By Mark Silva, Noam N. Levey and
Michael Muskal | 8:10 a.m.After more than a year of bitter wrangling, Democrats are poised to hand President Obama a victory. He sees the American people as the winners.

Dems: ‘We have the votes’ for health bill

House Democratic leaders predict passage of the landmark bill to overhaul the U.S. health care system. Full story

March 21, 2010 - Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Government, Healthcare, Law, Media, Politics, Updates |

15 Comments »

  1. Finally, you are here.

    james,

    You ought to stay here on this Day.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  2. Tell that to my wife!

    I’ll be in and out MOST of the Day

    How are you?

    I see you’ve been trashing me over at P1……

    Good…… that’ll get us more hits!

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010 | Reply

    • I just said what I felt. Your posts sometimes don’t look very understandable…he…he

      You got my Posts?

      Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  3. I’m posting this over at P1

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  4. Do you have my Posts? Back Channel I mean. Do it please.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  5. Yes…..It takes time to finish them up!

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  6. BREAKING NEWS:

    Executive Order has been released by Prez Obama. It’s currently explained to Congress Members. Unclear though if Stupak will support it.

    http://twitter.com/RussertXM_NBC

    We’ll see very soon.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  7. BREAKING NEWS

    DEMOCRATS HAVE THE VOTES

    Stupak has flipped. He is satisfied with the EO from the Prez MSNBC reports.

    IT’S OVER.

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  8. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  9. They’re both up….

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010 | Reply

    • Thanks,

      You’re working now on Kentucky, right?

      Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

  10. Send it again…it’s not up….

    Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010 | Reply

    • You have it now.

      Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply

      • sure do

        check your mail

        Comment by jamesb101 | March 21, 2010

  11. POLITICO & “The Hill” reporting Stupak and his Gang is YES now once and for all.

    http://www.politico.com/politico44/

    Comment by Daniel G. | March 21, 2010 | Reply


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