House Democrats pass historical health-care legislation
Here's how the House voted on the Senate health-care bill March 21. The 219-212 vote was followed by another on a package of reconciliation fixes, which passed 220-211. Three Democrats switched their votes between the Senate bill and the reconciliation "fixes." Reps. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) and Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) voted against the Senate bill but for the reconcilation bill. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) voted for the Senate bill but against the reconciliation bill.
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|FINAL VOTE |
|Nov. 7 vote |
|Member||Party||State||Campaign contributions |
from health industry*
|†||Percent uninsured in district|
NOTE: Parker Griffith of Alabama changed from Democrat to Republican in December. Bill Owens (D-N.Y.) and John Garamendi (D-Calif.) were elected Nov. 3, 2009.
SOURCES: OpenSecrets.org, Urban Institute, House clerk
CREDIT: Karen Yourish, Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso, Ryan O'Neil, Laura Stanton, Rachel Weiner — The Washington Post