Senate confirmation of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as HHS secretary has been held up by Senate Republicans based on her position on abortion. It is likely that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., will use a Senate procedure requiring 60 votes before proceeding with the actual vote. Also, read more on the Finance Committee Roundtables and Stimulus Opportunities dealing with Medicaid in CHIME's Advocacy Corner.
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