Harkin: 60 Democrats May Not Be Enough For Health Care; Reconciliation A Distinct Possibility | Talking Points Memo

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), who sits on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, is at odds with some of his liberal colleagues. Unlike Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Harkin thinks it may be hard to keep the 60 members of the Democratic caucus united against Republican filibusters–and that means the party may pass health care reform through the budget reconciliation process.

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