December 19, 2009 10:37 AM

Nelson will vote for health care overhaul, breaking logjam

Sen. Ben Nelson was the last apparent obstacle to giving Democrats the votes they need to move forward with historic health care legislation in the Senate. At a news conference Saturday, Nelson said he'd agreed to compromises that would allow him to vote for the measure. Nelson's announcement makes it likely the Senate will pass the health care overhaul before Christmas.

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