This Week in the House: The Vote for Repeal
4:03 PM, Jan 17, 2011 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
The vote on H.R. 2, the bill to repeal ObamaCare, is scheduled for Wednesday in the House of Representatives. (H.R. 1, a simple resolution to elect the House clerk, chaplain, chief administrative officer, and sergeant-at-arms, was passed on day-1 by a voice vote.) It's quite fitting that the repeal bill has a lower number than any other proposed legislation, befitting its singular importance.
Two Democrats have already said they'll vote for repeal, which is two more than the number of Republicans who voted for passage. The repeal bill (visible here) is 2 pages long -- or about 2,698 pages shorter than the monstrosity it's seeking to eliminate.