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Congress approves final changes to health plan

Publié par Clifford Armion le 26/03/2010

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Noam N. Levey

"Reporting from Washington - After a final surge to overcome Republican opposition, congressional Democrats approved the last piece of their healthcare overhaul Thursday night, sending President Obama a package of changes to the landmark legislation he signed Tuesday. "The so-called reconciliation package, which includes a major reorganization of the federal student loan program, passed the Senate on Thursday on a nearly party-line vote, 56 to 43. The end came after a grueling night and day of roll-call votes as Republicans sought to derail the bill. "House Democrats approved the same package Thursday evening, 220 to 207, formally concluding the tortuous 14-month drive to move major healthcare legislation through Congress for the first time since Medicare's creation in 1965." Read on...
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"Congress approves final changes to health plan", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mars 2010. Consulté le 18/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/congress-approves-final-changes-to-health-plan