March 25th, 2010
11:31 AM ET

GOP succeeds in forcing another House vote on health care

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In a marathon session that lasted into the early morning hours Thursday, Senate Republicans found two violations of congressional rules in a proposed package of changes to the new health care law, forcing the package back to the House of Representatives for another vote. Democrats say they expect the House to approve the measure quickly.

The new legislative roadblock does not affect the underlying reform plan signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday.

The GOP - which has vowed to use every parliamentary tool available to undermine the recently enacted law - launched its attempt to amend or kill the package of changes in a Senate session that finally adjourned at 2:45 a.m. Thursday.

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