Obama on health care reform: 50 plus one? Git 'er done!
By Robert Farley
Published on Friday, March 5th, 2010 at 5:04 p.m.
With President Barack Obama calling for Congress to move toward a reconciliation bill on health care (which would require only a simple majority of 51 votes in the Senate rather than the customary supermajority of 60), many conservative opponents have posted pre-presidential Obama quotes that they say expose his hypocrisy on the issue.
We delved into the record of Obama's previous comments on broad consensus vs. 50-plus-one. Read that history and our analysis to find out why we rated him a Full Flop on our Flip-O-Meter.
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Names in this article: Barack Obama
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