Question Of The Weekend: How Important Is The Vote?

By Chris Good

How important is Saturday's Senate vote on health care reform, given that a "yes" would simply mean that debate starts nine days later, and that "no" would mean health care fails its first test and Reid is probably forced to change parts of his bill?

UPDATE: The procedural motion passed, 60-39.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2009/11/question-of-the-weekend-how-important-is-the-vote/30618/