Nelson folds! Nelson folds!
That probably felt good, but this wasn't the big one.
Tom Coburn: "There will be several more attempts to derail this bill from a parliamentary standpoint by me."
It "is certainly under discussion," says Steny Hoyer.
The Democrats give in to Lieberman after meeting last night.
Contends it was part of her job.
There's a trigger, a buy-in, and an expansion of Medicare.
It could be replaced by a privately run plan that sounds vaguely like something associated with the government.
Melodee Hanes removed her name from consideration when they decided to move in together.
Or, it should vote on them very, very, slowly.
Would you expect any less?
Four senators hold the fate of the bill in their hands.
"I have ruled out voting for this bill but I still very much want to vote for a bill."
And then president, just two years later!
It's $849 billion, to be exact, over ten years.
David Vitter is not amused.
Bill Clinton is not just a former president, he is the Democratic Party's fixer.
To keep over one million Americans from losing unemployment benefits, the senate voted unanimously to pass legislation extending benefits across the country.
The president has started "popping in" to her meetings.
A handful of Democrats joined with their Republican colleagues against a government-run health-insurance option.