Dems Brainstorm For A Way Around Health Care Impasse | Talking Points Memo

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are looking for a solution to the health care conundrum and are facing some tough realities. They know the House won’t pass the Senate health care bill unless it can be sure the Senate will act on separate piece of legislation amending a number of its key provisions. And they know that many of these changes–particularly to the tax structure of the Senate bill–would likely only pass by circumventing a filibuster using the so-called budget reconciliation process.

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