Nelson Seems Willing to Let a Health Care Debate HappenNovember 18, 2009 - by Donny Shaw
To me, these sound like words from a person prepared to vote “aye” on a motion to invoke cloture on a motion to proceed on a health care reform bill. Sen. Ben Nelson [D, NE] earlier today:
If you don’t like the bill, then why would you block your own opportunity to amend it? Why would you stop senators from doing the job they’re elected to do—debate, consider amendments, and take action on an issue affecting every American?