ObamaCare Passes Senate Panel: GOP Committee Members Hold Press Conference
Via Fox News:
Health care reform cleared a momentous hurdle Tuesday, as the Senate Finance Committee voted to send its version of the legislation to the Senate floor after months of closely watched deliberations.
The committee voted 14-9 in favor of the package. One Republican, Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, broke with her party to support the bill. All 13 Democrats on the panel voted in favor of it, while the rest of the Republicans opposed it.
Senate Finance Committee GOP Holds Press Conference Following Partisan ObamaCare Vote:
ObamaCare measure passes the important Senate Finance Committee step when GOP senator Olympia Snowe decides to controversially cross party lines in support of the measure.
Snowe was the only Republican to vote for the unpopular health care bill, and reports say that her offices and email are being besieged with conservatives from around the country who feel betrayed with her decision.