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Wednesday Health Care Highlights

Tuesday’s election netted House Democrats two more votes for reform.

The House is expect to vote on health care reform this Saturday. Pelosi pushes ahead, while Reid, not so much.

There is some indication that the Senate may delay the final passage of reform until next year. Jane thinks more time may not be a bad thing for the pro-reform side.

Mary Landrieu joined the fight for a trigger.

The manager’s amendment to the House bill contained a strange biofuel provision. David Dayen explains the rider in more detail.

Jon Walker

Jon Walker

Jonathan Walker grew up in New Jersey. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 2006. He is an expert on politics, health care and drug policy. He is also the author of After Legalization and Cobalt Slave, and a Futurist writer at http://pendinghorizon.com