16 March 2010

When A Problem Comes Along, You Must Whip It ...

The good folks over at The Hill are keeping track of the votes in the Health Care bill so you don't have to. It looks like they are updating the link below, so if you are interested, or want to see the full list, go check it out.

WHIP COUNT: House Democrats' positions on the healthcare reform bill
If every member votes and all GOP lawmakers vote no, the maximum number of Democratic defections to pass a bill is 37, which would result in a 216-215 tally.

House Democrats not on this list are expected to vote yes. However, some members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus who are not mentioned below have threatened to vote no unless the Senate's immigration-related provisions are changed.
All House Republicans are expected to vote no.

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (37)

Firm Yes (5)

Leaning Yes or Likely Yes (17)

Undecided (55)

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