The Health Care Bill, Will It Pass?

January 7th, 2010 by NC Tea Party Staff Categories: Archives No Responses

Democrats are near the finish line on health care legislation but they have yet to overcome one of the biggest hurdles — merging the Senate and House bills together.

Although Congress is officially still in recession, key lawmakers are actively involved in intense negotiations to merge the two different bills that, while similar, have some important differences between them.

Experts say Congress is likely to pass the health care bill, but the political ramifications remain to be seen.

“I think that, still, the sense is, if this fails, it would be worse for them politically than if it passes, and I think that’s a calculation across the Democratic party,” Democratic strategist James Carville said on “Good Morning America” today. “My sense is it’s still going to pass it at some point.”

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