Whew! House Passes Supplemental! – Yahoo News

The House leadership played this exactly right. They scheduled the vote on Thursday, which gave them an extra day to actually pass this without losing their weekend. Brilliant. They also had plenty of stuff they could jettison and other stuff they could use to make the bill more passable. So they added some stuff and took out some other stuff, and got a bill that 218 Republicans could stomach. This whole crisis hurts Obama more than House Republicans. Even if the House Republicans did nothing, the president and his party are taking more heat for the whole situation.
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