Mechanics of Medicare Vote Raise Questions House Republicans go to extraordinary lengths to pass a Medicare bill Saturday, holding a routine vote open for three hours. The ploy prompts Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) to threaten a Senate filibuster as a protest. Hear NPR's Julie Rovner and NPR's Steve Inskeep.
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Mechanics of Medicare Vote Raise Questions

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Mechanics of Medicare Vote Raise Questions

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Mechanics of Medicare Vote Raise Questions

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House Republicans go to extraordinary lengths to pass a Medicare bill Saturday, holding a routine vote open for three hours. The ploy prompts Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) to threaten a Senate filibuster as a protest. Hear NPR's Julie Rovner and NPR's Steve Inskeep.