Democratic Party leaders appeared confident that most of the uncommitteds would vote yes on the health care reform bill.
Steny Hoyer sounded upbeat this afternoon when discussing the health care bill. "Clearly, we believe we have the votes," Hoyer said.
House leaders rejected 'deem and pass' Saturday, and negotiations on abortion concern made progress, clearing the way for Sunday's health care reform bill vote.
With the healthcare vote pending, President Obama will head over to Capitol Hill to rally support.
The healthcare reform battle is a war of words. May the best wordsmith win!
Americans are 'jamming the phone lines' to Capitol Hill as Congress takes up a monolithic healthcare bill this weekend. It’s as close as Washington gets to a political earthquake.
Many say the healthcare reform bill will help only the poor and uninsured. Americans' inability to make sense of it is causing them to respond negatively or to retreat to familiar partisan positions, poll and political analysts say.
A growing roster of US officials is arguing that a failure to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fuels Islamic extremism, thus creating a security threat for the US.
A House plan to 'deem' the Senate version of healthcare reform is very convenient, especially for those who want to support the bill without admitting it to voters.
Incumbent Senator Barbara Boxer of California has lost a double-digit lead in the polls since January in the race for her reelection. Political analysts say such voter restlessness so early in the race may mean change is on the horizon.