House Passes Health Care Reform Bill, 39 Democrats Vote Against, 1 Republican Votes For

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:34 pm November 7, 2009

Rep. Cao of Louisiana votes Yea, 39 Democrats vote Nay. Democrats argued “CBO projections show their measures, though costing $1.055 trillion altogether, would reduce the deficit by $104 billion through cost containment, taxes and surcharges. But Republicans said costs are likely to grow as federal programs expand.”

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