Senate Parliamentarian Upends GOP Hopes For Health Bill

(By Julie Rovner for Kaiser Health News)

The official rules keeper in the Senate Friday tossed a bucket of cold water on the Senate Republican health bill by advising that major parts of the bill cannot be passed with a simple majority, but rather would require 60 votes. Republicans hold only 52 seats in the Senate. Continue reading article here…

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