The vote came after Senate Democrats defeated more than 40 Republican amendments intended to delay or derail the legislation, including proposals related to insurance coverage of erectile dysfunction drugs for convicted sex offenders, the legality of same-sex marriage in the District of Columbia, and gun rights.
Bi-partisan he started it! no she started it!:
Democrats seized on the reported violence to portray opponents of the health-care overhaul as irresponsible. Republicans, condemning the acts, charged Democrats with trying to make political hay of the issue.
Okay, so far living in a communist country is not so bad. Point of fact: I just got a raise. Socialism for the win, amirite?