• Senate OKs budget, moves toward demise of Obamacare

    7 monthes ago - By Politico

    After a marathon session of votes that lasted into the early hours of Thursday morning, the Senate passed a Republican budget that sets in motion repeal of Obamacare. The 51-48 vote came after a 7-hour “vote-a-rama” - a rapid-fire series of more than a dozen votes on some of the hottest political issues of the day. The budget, which is expected to be taken up by the House Friday, does not become law. It does, however, provide for a powerful procedural tool known as reconciliation to let Republicans dismantle the health law with simple majorities in the House and Senate. Senate adoption of...
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