This will be Harry’s baby.
Harry Reid, former boxer, denizen of the tiny town of Searchlight, Nevada.
Now the Senate majority leader, it falls on Reid to corral the votes to get a healthcare package to the Senate floor.
With a vote scheduled tomorrow (Saturday) evening, the whole reform enterprise could move forward or fail. If Reid gathers enough votes to bring a bill for consideration, December will be a month consumed with debate over healthcare (in case you haven’t heard enough already!).
Need a primer on the current version crafted by Senator Reid? Here’s the analysis of the Reid plan just released by the non-partisan Congressional
http://cbo.gov/ftpdocs/107xx/doc10731/R … _18_09.pdf
Whether you’re a tea partier or a California progressive, reading the CBO analysis is a good place to start in understanding the debate.
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