CBS News, March 28, 2014

After the House surprisingly passed a bill by voice vote Thursday temporarily halting cuts to the rate in doctors' payments from Medicare, the Capitol was abuzz with questions. House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., exclaimed, "They voiced it? My God!" while walking onto the floor - leadership struck a deal that forced the bill through without a single member being put on the record as voting for or against. The fix stops the cuts, which were built into the Sustainable Growth Rate in the late 1990s.

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