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BCS House Vote: Congress To Vote On College Football Playoff

First Posted: 03/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 03:50 PM ET

House Bcs Vote

Wall Street Journal:

House lawmakers are gearing up for a vote as soon as next week on a bill aimed at forcing a national college-football playoff.

Approval of the legislation by an Energy and Commerce subcommittee would represent the most significant action yet by Congress in its oversight of college football. The plans for a markup next week -- still tentative as of late Friday -- appeared to signal growing congressional support for the idea, which President Barack Obama also backed during the 2008 campaign.

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