Health Care: Dems Are One Vote Shy in the House

Reid Wilson at Hotline OnCall is keeping an updated whip count of how many "yes" votes House Speaker Nancy Pelosi can count on for health care reform, as Democrats in the House wait for assurances from their Senate counterparts, as Republicans try to peel off moderate and conservative Dems, and as Rep. Bart Stupak looks to fortify his coalition on abortion.

Right now, Wilson reports, Pelosi has 215 votes--one shy of what she needs--after Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY) decided to vote "no."

For a list of lawmakers on the Democratic, Republican, and Stupak target lists, see Wilson's full post at Hotline OnCall.