CBS News, May 11, 2012

How long does it take for Congress to pass potentially life-saving legislation that has widespread support and no obvious opposition? We're now at 15 months and counting. Language supporting the new law has now passed out of committee in each chamber of Congress. The next step is for full House and Senate votes on the issue. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office told CBS News this week that the vote in the Senate could come before Memorial Day.

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