Nelson backs Senate health care bill

 
 

Ben Nelson caves in, Nelson backs Senate health care bill, Harry Reid, December 19, 2009, Last minute compromise

From Fox news, December 19, 2009. “Reid Unveils Health Compromise, Wins Nelson’s Support” “With a self-imposed Christmas deadline at stake, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid engineered a last-minute compromise that has won the support of the lone Democratic holdout and clinched the required 60 votes to pass a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. health care system. Democratic leaders offered Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska a deal similar to the $300 million in Medicaid aid Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana got for her support, numerous sources told Fox News. When askedRead More