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Senate Reconciliation

Senate Bill Going Back to the House - Can We Now Get a Public Option Vote?

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

I ask what we asked yesterday at our rally at Sen. Bennet's office: Will our senator now fulfill his promise to push a public option using reconciliation? Or are we going to get yet another ridiculous excuse?

Sam Stein

Dems To Oppose The Most Alluring Of GOP Reconciliation Amendments

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in the Senate say they are so committed to passing the House's version of health care reconciliation fixes verbatim, that they are willing t...

Is Reconciliation Undemocratic?

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
D. Brad Wright

There's been some talk "out there" that reconciliation is an undemocratic process, because it doesn't go through the regular legislative channels. That's just wrong.

Health Care Reform: To Reconcile Or Not To Reconcile?

NPR | Julie Rovner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

To reconcile or not to reconcile -- when it comes to a health overhaul bill, that seems to be the biggest argument of the moment. At issue is a proce...