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Leading Blue Dog: Pelosi Does Not Have Healthcare Votes

Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 10:34 AM

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“I have no question that we have the votes on the floor of the House to pass this legislation,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters.

But a leading conservative “Blue Dog” Democrat told ABC News that claim is questionable.

“No, I don’t think they have the votes,” Rep. Mike Ross, D-Ark., said, arguing if that were the case he and the other six Blue Dogs on the House Energy and Commerce Committee who have been holding up the bill in committee would be under far less pressure.

Read the full story on ABCNews.com.

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