Politics & Government

September 18, 2009 4:10 PM

Democrats' health-care split makes predictions impossible

The party is badly, even bitterly, divided over a host of hard-to-resolve issues — including the scale of government involvement, cost and abortion. Party leaders say there will be a bill, but it's not at all clear that Obama can muster the 218 House votes and 60 Senate votes he needs to get the bill passed.

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