THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Pelosi suggests maneuver to pass healthcare overhaul

The speaker says the House should pass the Senate’s version of the plan and then use ‘budget reconciliation’ to make changes that some lawmakers want. The procedure could circumvent a GOP filibuster.
By Noam N. Levey

Reporting from Washington – Laying out a possible path to approving healthcare legislation, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) said Wednesday that the House should pass the Senate’s version and then use a process known as “budget reconciliation” to make the changes some lawmakers are demanding.

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January 28, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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