Senate Health Care vote

 
 

Obama threatens Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson, Close Offutt Air Force Base , Senate aide reports, December 15, 2009, Senate Health Care vote, Rahm Emanuel and White House extort Nelson’s vote

From The Weekly Standard, December 15, 2009. “Source: Dems Threaten Nelson In Pursuit of 60” “While the Democrats appease Senator Lieberman, they still have to worry about other recalcitrant Democrats including Nebraska Senator Ben Nelson. Though Lieberman has been out front in the fight against the public option and the Medicare buy-in, Nelson was critical of both. Now that those provisions appear to have been stripped from the bill, Lieberman may get on board, but Nelson’s demand that taxpayer money not be used to fund abortion has still not beenRead More