Ben Nelson (D) bringing everyone together!
This takes skill – but apparently Reid’s amendment is up to the task. The National Organization of Women: We call on all senators who consider themselves friends of women’s rights to reject the Manager’s Amendment, and if it remains, to defeat this cruelly over-compromised legislation. Planned Parenthood apparently agrees. National Right to Life: NRLC will score the upcoming roll call votes on cloture on the Reid | Read More »
Democrats contemplating just passing the Senate HCR bill?
(H/T Instapundit) While I see Mickey Kaus’ point in the abstract: People in the know in Washington appear to have already considered and dismissed the “ping pong” option–the possibility that if the Senate finally passes a compromise health care bill, Pelosi’s House might simply vote “yes” on the exact same bill, avoiding the need for a “conference” to reconcile the House and Senate versions and | Read More »
Dorwin Award*: Robin Carnahan.
Watch with some amusement as Missouri Secretary of State (and Senate hopeful) Robin Carnahan (D) refuses to answer two simple questions: Does she support the House’s health care rationing bill? and What is her opinion on the Stupak amendment? (See also: The Conservatives.com) While Carnahan’s response to the first question might be at least considered a standard attempt at mealy-mouthing, and thus not overly outrageous; | Read More »
2010 battle maps: Stupak and No on Health care rationing.
Jay Cost (H/T: @MelissaTweets) has written an article on the Democratic party that is impossible to excerpt properly: How To Divide a Party, In Three Easy Steps! So, you’ve decided to become the leader of a big political party. Only one problem: it’s too big! What to do? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here at the Horse Race Blog, we’ve developed a three-step | Read More »