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Democrats may seek to push health bill through House

New York Times, January 19, 2010

The White House and Democratic Congressional leaders have begun laying the groundwork to ask House Democrats to approve the Senate version of the bill and send it directly to President Obama for his signature. The move comes as they look for a backup plan to rescue their healthcare legislation if Republicans win the special election in Massachusetts on Tuesday, the New York Times reports. With the race too close to call, Democrats are considering several options to save the bill.