First impressions and reactions can be dangerous, but here goes:Passing the monstrous health care bill by just 5 votes in the House is a pyrrhic victory. Yes, it is a victory tonight for Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama, but at an enormous political price.There will be hell to pay for Democrats who voted in favor of the Stupak amendment banning any federal funding of abortions or any use of the new health care provisions for abortion.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she's confident she'll have the 218 votes she needs to win passage of a sweeping health care bill by Saturday. But how confident. President Obama is pushing back a visit to House Democrats... Read Post
Shortly after the House of Representatives concluded tonight's vote on health insurance reform, President Obama released the following statement:Tonight, in an historic vote, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would fin... Read Post
WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama on Monday called the Senate vote to end its debate and move toward passing a health care bill "a big victory for the American people." In remarks at the White House, Obama rejected arguments... Read Post