Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Michael W. McConnell: The House Health-Care Vote and the Constitution - WSJ.com: "Democratic congressional leaders have floated a plan to enact health-care reform by a procedure dubbed 'the Slaughter solution.' It is named not for the political carnage that it might inflict on their members, but for Rep. Louise Slaughter (D., N.Y.), chair of the powerful House Rules Committee, who proposed it. Under her proposal, Democrats would pass a rule that deems the Senate's health-care bill to have passed the House, without the House actually voting on the bill. This would enable Congress to vote on legislation that fixes flaws in the Senate health-care bill without facing a Senate filibuster, and without ..."
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