Some members of Stupak bloc trying to make a deal with Pelosi? Update: Ellsworth to vote yes, Cao might “reconsider” his no

posted at 5:17 pm on March 19, 2010 by Allahpundit

She and Waxman seemed resigned a few days ago to passing this thing without them and she vowed again just this morning that there’s not going to be any new abortion fix to the bill. In which case, why are Stupakers trying to climb back aboard the yes train? I can understand Pelosi wooing them if she thinks she’s short of 216, but this reads more like they’re trying to woo her. Why?

At least six anti-abortion rights Democrats are open to supporting the healthcare bill if they can get a guarantee from the Senate that it will move separate legislation containing the House abortion language, one of those Democratic holdouts said Friday.

Natural Resources Committee Chairman Nick Rahall (D-W.Va.), one of Rep. Bart Stupak’s (D-Mich.) gang of staunch opponents of the Senate abortion language, said they are in discussions with senators and House leaders to secure such a commitment.

“There could be some kind of commitment from the other body to act on this later … to ensure that the Senate language does not remain law,” he said…

Rahall expressed confidence that even a guarantee of action would produce the end result that he and others are seeking.

Follow the link and you’ll find Stupak himself laughing at the idea that a guarantee from the Senate means anything. So desperate is Nick Rahall to vote for this travesty that he’s willing to accept a “guarantee of action” from Harry Reid as political cover? He comes from a reddish district, according to the Cook Report; a no vote without an abortion fix would, I suspect, help him more than a yes vote that includes one. And yet, he’s practically begging Reid to lie to him about passing something — which won’t happen, given the pro-choice numbers in the Senate — to give him a reason to vote yes. I’m mystified.

If there is a deal, and the deal consists of nothing more than Dingy Harry’s solemn oath that he’ll get around to a bill at some point eventually, then the Stupakers must think their pro-life constituents are awfully, awfully stupid.

Update: A brutal loss: Brad Ellsworth, a Stupaker who was on the fence and who’s planning a Senate run(!) in Indiana, says yes. And now there’s this:

Rep. Anh Cao (R., La.) tells National Review Online that he “hopes to reconsider” his vote on the health-care bill this weekend, should House Speaker Nancy Pelosi guarantee, “with certainty,” that she can fix its abortion language in a separate, later legislative measure.

That’s horrible news twice over. One: If both Ellsworth and Cao are suddenly breaking towards yes, maybe there is some flimsy deal that’s been struck by the Stupakers. And two: Ain’t no way no chance no how Joe Cao will be the 216th vote, so if he’s thinking about this, he must have reason to believe that Pelosi’s close to getting all the votes she needs and then some.

The silver lining? If there’s a deal, then Pelosi evidently really needs this bloc to get to 216. But now … she may have them.

Update: Smells like a deal. If it is, game over.

Stupak’s office sent out an email saying he will hold a press conference with “other pro-life” members at 11:00a.m. to discuss the health care bill. Maybe all the pro-life Democrats cut a deal?


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You can only make a deal with the devil if you sacrifice your deepest principles and sell your souls. No deals with the devil, dumb asses.

rplat on March 19, 2010 at 5:20 PM

Evil doers. They are about to go poof.

andy85719 on March 19, 2010 at 5:20 PM

so how much to throw unborn babies under the bus? that’s gotta cost.

kelley in virginia on March 19, 2010 at 5:21 PM

That’s why none of us should get our hopes up. The democrats simply have too many in the house for this not to pass. Most of the opposition is due to it not being single payer, not in that government healthcare is a bad idea.

At the very least we pushed them to the wall, to the point they are going to try a blatantly illegal (deem and pass) method to pass the senate bill, which will likely bottle Obamacare up in the courts until after November.

wildcat84 on March 19, 2010 at 5:21 PM

These people are so damn stupid. The Senate doesn’t have to vote on the “fix it” bill and my guess is they won’t! Once the House used the DemonPass on the Senate bill, that bill is what will go to Obama and be signed into law.

How did any of these people live through puberty with absolutely no common sense?

ladyingray on March 19, 2010 at 5:21 PM

To say that Piglosi is running the House of Representatives like a Banana Republic is to give Banana Republics a bad name!

And this ugly CO2 exhaler is 3rd in line to the Presidency (just behind Fredo)

Justrand on March 19, 2010 at 5:21 PM

The allure of the deal is too much. I’m surprised they lasted this long. The pressure must be unprecedented.

Damn them all.

portlandon on March 19, 2010 at 5:22 PM

They are anti-abortion just like Al Gore and Harold Ford, Jr. were – only because their election to office depended on it…

ladyingray on March 19, 2010 at 5:22 PM

These people are insane. They really are on a suicide mission to destroy themselves and all of us. The time for active resistance is upon us.

elduende on March 19, 2010 at 5:23 PM

Democrats selling out the weak and helpless? Gosh, will wonders never cease.

I pray it isn’t so.

Pavel on March 19, 2010 at 5:23 PM

thank you ladyingray for echoing my rant of at least 2 weeks. Catch on stupid House Dems: the SEnate more or less liked their bill (well, Ben Nelson wants to take back his kickback) so why would they want to make all these changes? to protect the house members? ha ha ha.

and once its law, why will the Senate Dems care? they’ll move on to other juicy laws: amnesty for starters.

kelley in virginia on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

I don’t think they are going to demon pass it. I think they will do a straight up-and-down. That way they don’t have to worry about reconciliation, I don’t think?

andy85719 on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

You know how to make sure that this bill doesn’t cover abortions? By not passing it. Idiots, all of them.

deidre on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Oh goody, it’s BIPARTISAN again!

Marcus on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Keep calling! Cao’s offices in Louisiana shouldn’t be closed yet.

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Cao: 504-483-2325

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:25 PM

A good strong IPA tonight. Yah.

Sorry I can’t be in DC today, but that living-clear-across-the-continent thing is a harsh mistress.

WitchDoctor on March 19, 2010 at 5:25 PM

Great, then they will tout it as bi-partisan.

Cindy Munford on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

I guess my calliing Ellsworth’s office and screaming at people did not help.

As for Cao this has been going on for days. BTW, they can not fix that language, it is what it is and the Senate does not have to do anything Nancy tells them to.

Terrye on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

DAMN YOU CAO!!!! No republican should be voting for this. IDIOT!!! He’s going to give them the “Bi-partisan” Bill label.

YOU SOB!!!

portlandon on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Unless there is an airtight deal on abortion, Brad Ellsworth is screwed…

And Cao should vote against it unless there is an airtight deal that makes it worth it… they want him to make it bipartisan…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

If Cao votes for this thing, he seriously is the biggest idiot of them all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

deidre on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

even if they vote straight up & down on the Senate bill, any changes that they want to make must go back to the Senate after the bill is signed into law. and then we are back to what i said earlier…why will the SEnate get themselves mired up in the same hate from their constituents? hey, some of them are up for re-election, too.

kelley in virginia on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

CAO?!?

I thought they didn’t need the pro-life votes…

Ya know what guys? If you vote NO… you don’t need a false promise to remove abortion in the future…

Skywise on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

Great, then they will tout it as bi-partisan.

Cindy Munford on March 19, 2010 at 5:26 PM

One Republican will not make this bi partisan, not even Nancy can say that.

Terrye on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

I CANNOT FREAKING BELIEVE THAT ELLSWORTH IS A YES!!!

NO FREAKING WAY…HE WILL BE SLAUGHTERED IN HIS SENATE RACE…

Seriously, I am in Indy and this is TRULY mind-boggling…even for a democrat.

He definately SOLD HIS SOUL to Pelosi…

I am stunned….this should have been a gimme. This guys has ALWAYS been pro-life from what I know.

IT’S OVER PEOPLE!!!!

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

The vote on Sunday will be for the Reconciliation crap, and if it passes then the Senate bill will be deemed to have passed (two bills for one). The Senate bill will end up on Obowma’s desk, and once signed, all the promises made to the House will be flushed down the toilet…

… Then where will they be?

Seven Percent Solution on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

Oh goody, it’s BIPARTISAN again!

Marcus on March 19, 2010 at 5:24 PM

LOL

tommer74 on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

Where is our leadership? Why aren’t they talking with Cao? Does he not understand what a complete shame this is?

deidre on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

If you loved that nice family you have there….
you’d be inclined to vote too.

Cao = spineless

PrincipledPilgrim on March 19, 2010 at 5:28 PM

To hell with it.

http://llamabutchers.mu.nu/archives/kirk-brandy.jpg

toliver on March 19, 2010 at 5:28 PM

All this means one very real thing.

THE DEMS DON’T HAVE THE VOTES WITHOUT THE PRO-LIFE LOBBY.

Skywise on March 19, 2010 at 5:28 PM

Be easy on Cao… seriously…

I really doubt he votes for this unless it’s really airtight… look to see what right to life organizations say about this…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

God, are that stupid that the believe the abortion worshipers are actually going to make good on any flimsy deal they offer?

Obama voted twice to refuse medical care to babies BORN ALIVE after abortion, even after the language was changed to mirror the national ban. Any so-called “pro-lifer” who believes he would sign any restriction on abortion is delusional.

Vera on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

THE DEMS DON’T HAVE THE VOTES WITHOUT THE PRO-LIFE LOBBY.

Exactly…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

If you have based any of your hope around these Democrats, you will be terribly disappointed. Any Democrat who ends up voting no has been instructed by Obama to vote no because they already have the required votes.

Buddahpundit on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

I wonder what they promised Ellsworth for his vote.

farright on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

Why don’t any of these guys have a spine? Why is it so hard to stand on principle???

Tasha on March 19, 2010 at 5:30 PM

Be easy on Cao… seriously…

I really doubt he votes for this unless it’s really airtight… look to see what right to life organizations say about this…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

Did you seriously just say that? Be easy on him? Heck, we’re not easy on the democrats that might vote for this thing why should we be easy on Cao?

deidre on March 19, 2010 at 5:30 PM

ellsworth was always a yes. They are still short. I assure you

ousoonerfan15 on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

Rep. Anh Cao (R., La.) tells National Review Online that he “hopes to reconsider” his vote on the health-care bill this weekend, should House Speaker Nancy Pelosi guarantee, “with certainty,” that she can fix its abortion language in a separate, later legislative measure.

There is no way she can guarantee any such thing, so if he votes yes based on that, he is the biggest moron of all time.

Missy on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

Cao is going to lose anyways….why is he throwing his name in to go down in history as one of many who helped bankrupt this country. What an honor!

clement on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

I can’t even imagine how much they must despise her. Why would they want to help her out?

ctmom on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

Vote Yes and you job ends. Just think, we do not have to wait…..We can use the Recall option!

Go ahead Punk, Make My Day!

BigMike252 on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

I’m going to link this here.

Mid-Day Spine Stiffener

Folks, you are effing [another term for cats]. As of this morning, Pelosi had 192 members “definitely voting yes.” She was 24 votes shy and there were 28 maybes.

After “yeses” from Boyd, Boccieri, Titus, Perriello and a “no” from DeFazio she’s at 195 members voting yes. She’s 21 votes shy and there are 24 maybes left. This isn’t bad. Guess what, puddin’ heads: the race was always going to get tighter before it was finished. Big, giant DUH.

And even as I wrote this, Altmire confirmed that he’s voting no. That brings the maybes down to 23. Guess what, three more declare for us and Pelosi cannot reach 216! Smile, it’s not over yet.

The point is… even if she has the votes and are giving out “Get out of Yes” cards… KEEP UP THE PRESSURE until a vote is called and made.

Enoxo on March 19, 2010 at 5:31 PM

BTW, the Ellsworth needs to made an example of…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Rep. Anh Cao (R., La.) tells National Review Online that he “hopes to reconsider” his vote on the health-care bill this weekend,

Don’t anyone say bad things about this scumbag, unless you want to get banned from Hotair …

You’ve been warned. Cao is off-limits at Hotair.

neurosculptor on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

One Republican will not make this bi partisan, not even Nancy can say that.

Terrye on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

You’re kidding right? I can just hear Barry now: It was a bi-partisan historic vote!

These people have no shame at all.

I’m going to throw up now. I can’t believe we’re betting on Demcraps to save us from this nightmare….

Renwaa on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Cao: 504-483-2325

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:25 PM

Done. I cannot believe this happening.

And to whomever said that Nancy wouldn’t be able to call this bipartisan, please share with me what you are smoking.

Knucklehead on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

That’s horrible news twice over. One: If both Ellsworth and Cao are suddenly breaking towards yes, maybe there is some flimsy deal that’s been struck by the Stupakers.

Cao votes for this, I pledge to donate to his Dem opponent. I don’t care. I realize he’s stuck between a rock and a hard place, but that will give them the bipartisan fig leaf they want. Plus, he was going to lose anyway, yes vote or not.

The blood pressure can’t take much more of this garbage.

changer1701 on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Called Cao. Got his voicemail.

Vera on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

I agree with Allah and Ace’s pessimism on this. Looks like ObamaCare is a done deal. There’s nothing left to do now but to prepare the legal challenges and the political graves of those who voted for it.

Mike Honcho on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

its over. the republic is no more

The Notorious G.O.P on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

What do we do with all the “dead” dems? Will they work at Burger King? Hmmm…. Gabrielle Giffords and Burger King. I like that. She and her soon to be laid off NASA husband.

andy85719 on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

Nick Rahall is a damn fool if he thinks a yes vote will get him re-elected. My God! How stupid is he?

Cao…is a traitor. Why doesn’t he just switch to being a Democrat. Did he not just this morning assure Republicans he was a definite NO?

capejasmine on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

ellsworth was always a yes. They are still short. I assure you

Unless you have inside info, he was a NO from the beginning and that was during a time when his House seat is safe.

Now to pull this while going for Bayh’s seat?!?!
Truly Suicide

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

My God, why would they vote for this?
The fact that they will really stinks. i mean worse than they already do. What the hell is Pelosi giving away? Where’s the person leaking the Dem stuff. I really want to know what the left has that is either buying the votes or frightening them to vote?
There has to be something we are missing here. It doesn’t make sense.

ORconservative on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

Cao’s DC number busy. Called New Orleans number and left voicemail. There’s still room on the tape, people!

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

Ellsworth’s office had told me less than an hour ago he was undecided. He’s dead to me!

mikeyboss on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

With Ellsworth’s yes we are at least picking up a senate seat and a house seat in IN.

WashJeff on March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM

Unless you have inside info, he was a NO from the beginning and that was during a time when his House seat is safe.

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

Ellsworth voted yes in November.

amerpundit on March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM

These numbers are bobbing up and down more often than an intern in Clinton’s closet.

fogw on March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM

This is going to take years to fix the mess we have gotten ourselves in. One election at a time. One lawsuit at a time. We are going to take back our country. No more sitting around assuming our government is on our side.

d1carter on March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM

http://corner.nationalreview.com/post/?q=OGU1MWEzM2M3NGRmODY5NWYxYTZmNmM2YWVmZjcyMDg=

Hatch comes out with a warning…

“Prolife Democrats in the House, who supported the Stupak amendment, are coming under intense pressure to vote for the Senate health care bill and are desperately trying to find a way to change those provisions that allow taxpayer funding of abortion. I wish it were that easy. But to my friends in the House, who are looking to pass a fix separately, I have a regrettable piece of news: I tried to include a strict prohibition of federal dollars for elective abortion in the bill in December, but my amendment lost by a vote of 54 to 45. Absent an ironclad guarantee from Senate Democratic Leadership and the White House, which I’ve not seen, the only way to ensure there is no taxpayer funding of abortion is to vote no on the Senate bill. I don’t know many Senate Democrats who’d go along with this.”

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM

its over. the republic is no more

The Notorious G.O.P on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

*SLAP*! Pick up your phone! Keep calling, keep calling, keep calling until the vote is actually held.

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM

Damn, I have been trying to stay upbeat here in spite of Allah’s eeyorism. But the Cao news is very disappointing.

It’s gonna be a horrible weekend.

conservnut on March 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM

He did vote yes first time through. Also voted for stimulus. I don’t think he’ll win the Senate seat on good looks. I wonder what kind of deal he got.

mikeyboss on March 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM

Folks, with all of these shenanigans, these back-room deals and outright bribery, with the enormous cost, the abortion language, and the guarantee that this bill will only be the beginning of more health-related statist bills to come, we have a moral imperative to politically destroy all of these ‘yes’ votes.

They may win, but in the end, this has to be the last thing these folks ever win. Every ‘yes’ vote needs to be embarrassed, shamed, exposed for the frauds/cheats/thieves/thugs that they are, and their careers need to be destroyed.

Be harsh, be cruel, whatever is needed to bring these people down. I’m tempted to say, “By any means necessary,” but I have a distaste for quoting leftists.

Pope Linus on March 19, 2010 at 5:36 PM

Ellsworth was always a maybe. Really not one of Stupak’s group at all. So not much of a surprise. Cao is a weak-kneed idot who is probably being offered all kinds of shit after his political career ends this fall…which it will.

Deanna on March 19, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Folks, if the major Right To Life groups endorse whatever Stupak comes out with then Cao will go along with it… if they find that it comes up short then he won’t… it’s pointless to call him…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:37 PM

went and baught 12 buckets of tar at homedepot today, tomorrow I am going to one of Long Islands duck farms to get as many feathers as I can find, and if this passes on sunday, monday morning I am driving down to DC, anybody else want in?

Daveyardbird on March 19, 2010 at 5:37 PM

These numbers are bobbing up and down more often than an intern in Clinton’s closet.

fogw on March 19, 2010 at 5:35 PM

I admit it. I laughed.

jennifernaz on March 19, 2010 at 5:37 PM

So…..the two people who voted Yes before is now again voting Yes.

Apologetic California on March 19, 2010 at 5:38 PM

These people are almost as stupid as Bill O’Reilly for not being able to see something as bad as this staring them in the face.Pass or not pass Nov.2 2010 the end of the Democrat party.Now on the point of claiming to be pro-life.If you claim to be pro-life and then support Obama or the Dems you are a lying hypocrite.You can not serve 2 masters.Claiming to be pro-life and then supporting the most pro- abortion infanticide person ever to be Pres.is a abomination to Almighty GOD.

thmcbb on March 19, 2010 at 5:38 PM

Major pro-life groups will not endorse this.

Vera on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Good lord, quit acting like idiots when it comes to Cao… you are not helping things out… stop it with the rancor…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Unless you have inside info, he was a NO from the beginning and that was during a time when his House seat is safe.

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:34 PM

Ellsworth voted yes in November.

Ellsworth was a YES because he was one of the BIGGEST SUPPORTERS of the Stupak Amendment

Ellsworth has betrayed the people of IN supremely

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Cao: 504-483-2325

Mary in LA on March 19, 2010 at 5:25 PM

I left a “message” of my disapproval.

Giving these scumbags the Bi-Partisan label on this abomination is unacceptable.

VOTE NO CAO.

portlandon on March 19, 2010 at 5:40 PM

Good lord, quit acting like idiots when it comes to Cao… you are not helping things out… stop it with the rancor…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Perhaps if he was a DEMOCRAT!!!!!!!!!!!! Seriously, he’s one of our “own.” We should be HARDER on our own!!!!!!!!!!

deidre on March 19, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Ugh. Stupak is about to cave in as well. Holding a press conference.

andy85719 on March 19, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Komas yes

upinak on March 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Hey, once you get used to taking bribes as sherriff, you certainly aren’t going to stop when you get to the House!

Master Shake on March 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Game Over. That’s it, I’m getting trashed. Silver lining: When my liver goes out in 10 years, I will demand a new liver from our new overlords!

Lance Murdock on March 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM

I love how they’re all sneaking out at 4:45 on Friday to tell us they’re betraying us all. Perfect for them, they don’t even have to take angry phone calls.

They’re all scum.

Vera on March 19, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Good lord, quit acting like idiots when it comes to Cao… you are not helping things out… stop it with the rancor…

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

Shut up ninja. Be useful or get the f*** out of the way. There are Patriots at work here.

portlandon on March 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM

its over. the republic is no more

The Notorious G.O.P on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

I absolutely detest comments like this. Just sayin’.

speed911 on March 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM

. . .reads more like they’re trying to woo her. Why?

Why? They want to be loyal party members. They want a seat at the table, they want their share of the loot. They don’t want to be cut out of the herd. They want to make a deal. It was never about principle.

Skandia Recluse on March 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM

What don’t these fencesitters and other Dem ghouls understand about our inability to afford this?

Oblivion, here we come.

BuckeyeSam on March 19, 2010 at 5:43 PM

Talk about a political roller-coaster!

canopfor on March 19, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Stupak press conference at 11 AM…this is NOT looking good.

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Ellsworth has betrayed the people of IN supremely

LordMaximus on March 19, 2010 at 5:39 PM

If this poison is going through anyway, at least he won’t be senator from IN.

Schadenfreude on March 19, 2010 at 5:45 PM

ninjapirate on March 19, 2010 at 5:29 PM

The Catholic Nuns are for it, because it is “what Jesus would do”…

ladyingray on March 19, 2010 at 5:45 PM

One Republican will not make this bi partisan, not even Nancy can say that.

Terrye on March 19, 2010 at 5:27 PM

You’re kidding right? I can just hear Barry now: It was a bi-partisan historic vote!

These people have no shame at all.

I’m going to throw up now. I can’t believe we’re betting on Demcraps to save us from this nightmare….

Renwaa on March 19, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Obama could also say the sky is lime green and the earth is flat, it does not make it so. After all this fighting and rancor and threats and everything else just getting one Republican is not going to make this bipartisan in anyone’e eyes. Assuming it even happens.

Terrye on March 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Go ahead and let them make their Faustian bargain.

Remember the saying: “Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt..”

These idiots (Not to offend normal idiots) have removed any and all doubt.

Paleoconservatarian on March 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM

The Notorious G.O.P on March 19, 2010 at 5:33 PM

Quit stealing my name.

Notorious GOP on March 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM

If you think Mark Levin is annoyed now, wait till he hears that Cornell beat Temple.

Emperor Norton on March 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM

Don’t be a Caoward, Cao.

Christien on March 19, 2010 at 5:46 PM

The collapse begins

As the clock ticks down to Sunday’s make-or-break vote on health care in the House, Democratic leaders continue to hunt for the 216 votes needed for passage. Their job has been made easier by the decision of all 23 Democrats in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to back the legislation.

William Amos on March 19, 2010 at 5:47 PM

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