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article imageUnited States House Passes Health Care Bill

By Samantha A. Torrence     Mar 21, 2010 in Politics
By a vote of 219 to 212 the United States House of Representatives has passed the senate Health Care bill presented by President Barack Obama.
After stirring speeches by Nancy Pelosi and John Boehner the House of Representatives took to the floor to vote Yea or Nay on the Healthcare Bill already passed by the Senate. Democrats were confident they procured the votes for the passage of the bill. President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden watched from the White House as the votes were cast and tallied.
The Democrats heralded in the winning amount of 216 to cheers of "Yes We Can." The final tally was 219- 212.
The President has indicated that the bill will not be signed until Tuesday. The final steps of the passage of Health Care is reconciliation in the Senate. If the Senate makes any changes to the bill it will have to go through the House again.
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