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Parliamentarian Tells Republicans That 'Cadillac Tax' Doesn't Violate Senate Budget Rules

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate parliamentarian dealt Republicans a setback in their bid to derail the Democratic health-care overhaul package, a spokesman for Senate Mino...

Ryan Grim

Could The Public Option Sneak Back In? | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Senate gears up for an epic parliamentary duel over the health care reconciliation package this week, Republicans are vowing to attack every we...

Democrats Should Just Say No To Budget Filibusters

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A little-known rule in the Senate may dramatically change the balance of power between the parties during the upcoming budgetary process.