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The $100 Million Vote


Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) will vote ‘yes’ to move the health-care bill forward tonight, but still says she has many concerns to address before agreeing to vote ‘yes’ on the final vote, should the debate on the bill move to the floor as expected.

$100 million only gets you so much, Senator Reid. “Much work still to be done,” says Landrieu. Read Brian Blase’s great take on this backroom maneuver here.

Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) told me on Thursday that Landrieu’s deal with Reid to vote ‘yes’ on cloture raises a lot of red flags. Read more about his concerns here.


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