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As Senate Finance panel votes on healthcare, Democrats look ahead

Washington Post, October 13, 2009

The Senate Finance Committee will hold a landmark vote on healthcare reform legislation on Oct. 13 and with few Republicans expected to support the bill, Democrats have already begun their own internal negotiations aimed at reconciling the various measures passed by House and Senate committees. Lawmakers are reviving ideas that had been discarded, including a new approach to a government insurance plan that appears to be gaining support with party moderates.