Politics & Government

March 21, 2010

House Democrats pass historic health overhaul, 219 to 212

The House of Representatives late Sunday passed by a 219 to 212 vote the biggest overhaul of the nation's health care system in more than four decades, sweeping changes expected to make coverage easier and cheaper to obtain. The largely party-line vote meant President Barack Obama's biggest domestic initiative neared the end of its year-long political and legislative odyssey.

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