The 54-45 vote over abortion took place as Democrats, in daylong private talks in the Capitol, appeared ready to scuttle plans for a government-run insurance option that liberals have long sought..
PardonMyFrench - Didn't President Obama say in the Joe Wilson "You Lie" Healthcare Speech that "no federal funds will be used for abortion"? Yes he did say that. So the question before you is, if Obama was telling the truth, then why are Senators voting on abortion amendments to their current Healthcare bill? Is anyone else out there worried about what President Obama says in a nice speech versus what actually becomes reality.