Politics & Government

September 29, 2009 7:11 AM

Florida Sen. Nelson steps into health care overhaul debate

With the Senate Finance Committee poised to resume the health care debate Tuesday, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson has stepped into the fray. In recent days, Nelson has proposed a series of amendments to the leading Senate health care reform proposal, prompting hours of debate. One of Nelson's amendments, which would preserve some Medicare coverage critics would like to scale back, could come up for a vote this week, though it faces significant resistance.

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