Nelson’s anti-abortion amendment fails in Senate, 54-45




But, as TPM reports, Nelson may join a filibuster of the health care bill since he didn’t get his way. That means the Dems will need at least one Republican to break the filibuster – and that assumes all the other problematic Dems and independents (Lieberman) go along. It’s a mess. And it means that we should expect the bill to likely be watered down even further.


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