Just because the media on this side of the Atlantic hasn’t been paying much attention to the Obama Administration’s push on healthcare reform doesn’t mean that it’s gone quiet.
In fact, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada is on the case right now. The number of votes is significant: getting sixty Senators behind any legislation prevents the opposition from filibustering. And, given the ferocity of Republican dissent, there is no doubt that they have a filibuster ready to deploy.
I’ll be keeping an eye on this one.