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Senior Dem: Kill the Senate health reform bill and start over

Posted By admin On December 24, 2009 @ 5:06 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Michael O’Brien
The Hill [1]
Thursday, Dec 24th, 2009

The Senate’s healthcare bill is fatally flawed, a senior Democrat atop a powerful committee said on Wednesday.

Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.), the chairwoman of the House Rules Committee and co-chairwoman of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, said that the Senate’s bill is so flawed that it’s unlikely to be resolved in conference with the bill to have passed the House.

“The Senate health care bill is not worthy of the historic vote that the House took a month ago,” Slaughter wrote in an opinion piece for CNN’s website [2].

Slaughter argued that while the House bill is far from perfect, the Senate bill’s exclusion of a public option, along with abortion funding restrictions and other measures, make the bill undeserving of a vote.

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[1] The Hill: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/73493-senior-dem-kill-the-healthcare-bill-and-start-over

[2] an opinion piece for CNN’s website: http://edition.cnn.com/2009/OPINION/12/23/slaughter.oppose.senate.bill/

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