Obama signs sweeping health care reform bill


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6 Comments

  1. Ellen Marie-Frances
    Posted March 23, 2010 at 12:24 pm | Permalink

    I just watched that live from the facebook videofeed. That was def history in the making.

  2. LalaReina
    Posted March 23, 2010 at 4:43 pm | Permalink

    It was a great day…I got spare boxes to help Limbaugh pack :)

  3. Toongrrl
    Posted March 23, 2010 at 5:03 pm | Permalink

    Doesn’t it have to pass the Senate?

  4. James
    Posted March 23, 2010 at 7:08 pm | Permalink

    The bill he signed today was the one passed by the Senate back in December. It’s now law.
    On Sunday, the House passed both the Senate bill and a series of fixes they agreed on with Senate Democratic leadership – all of which can, in theory, be passed through the reconciliation process in the Senate, which wouldn’t be subject to the 60-vote cloture rule. If the Senate Democrats can (a) keep 50 of their own caucus in line and (b) stop Republicans from completely obstructing the process, they’ll be able to vote on those provisions sometime this week and the President will be able to sign the completed bill into law.

  5. Toongrrl
    Posted March 24, 2010 at 11:39 am | Permalink

    Wow. That quick??? Amazing.

  6. bethrjacobs
    Posted March 24, 2010 at 1:43 pm | Permalink

    It’s a bad day for women the subsidies are inadequate and the I.R.S can do what they wish if you can’t pay the fines…

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