Monday, December 21, 2009

Health Care Overhaul Passes Vote For Cloture 60-40

Voting at 1:15am this morning, the Democrats succeeded in a vote for cloture for the healthcare overhaul along a strait party line vote 60-40.,0,1920190.story

"The Senate took a giant step toward passing its sweeping healthcare bill early today, uniting fractious Democrats after months of debate over President Obama's promise to reduce the ranks of the uninsured.

Breaking the Republican filibuster required the votes of all 60 members of the Democratic caucus. The cloture motion, which passed 60 to 40

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