The chairman of the Democratic caucus in the House says his party has the 216 votes needed to pass President Barack Obama's historic healthcare bill.
Democratic leader says enough votes are there to pass reform bill
Speaking Sunday on ABC television's "This Week," Rep. John Larson of Connecticut said, in his words, "We have the votes now — as we speak."
House Democrats are predicting that a rare Sunday session will produce one of the most significant legislative triumphs in decades: passage of a bill to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system to provide coverage to millions of people.
Republicans resolutely oppose the bill.
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