GOP Sens Threaten To Block Key Element of Health Care Law – And They Can

by news on May 25, 2011

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GOP Sens Threaten To Block Key Element Of Health Care Law – And They Can:

Brian Beutler/TPM  – There’s just one problem: Each of the board’s 15 members has to be confirmed by the Senate. That means filibusters and 60 vote requirements stand in the way of staffing a panel that Republicans decry as a government rationing board. And months ahead of the nominations, they’re telling Obama “good luck with that!”

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