Don't Hold Your Breath

Everyone is all abuzz inside the Beltway in anticipation of the Senate’s version of the health reform bill. In a city that is notorious for leaks, this version of the bill has remained secret. So while everyone is speculating on when we see the bill, check out the Politico article on the bigger issue -- once they have a bill, will they get the votes? My read of the situation is summed up in the headline: Don’t hold your breath. The whip has his work cut out, because getting to 50 votes (with Mike Pence as vote 51) will be tricky. 

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Tracy Watts
by Tracy Watts

Senior Partner, National Leader for U.S. Health Policy

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