“How Do You Fix a Bill that Hasn’t Been Passed Yet?”

Some House Democrats seem prepared to pass the Senate health care bill if the Senate will use the reconciliation process to amend the health care legislation.  Yet there’s a catch.  Some House Democrats want the Senate to go first, and as the Plum Line reports, congressional parliamentarians are not quite sure how to do this.  As one congressional aide summarizes the problem: “How do you fix a bill that hasn’t been passed yet?”

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