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Capitol Briefing Archive: Swing Senators

Snowe Stays in the Spotlight

The Senate Finance Committee's vote to pass health-care reform legislation yesterday received just one Republican senator's support. And that senator, Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, remains in the spotlight as pundits and politicos speculate about her role in the health-care reform debate moving forward. Here's a look at the latest buzz.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 14, 2009; 10:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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Snowe Says She'll Vote 'Yes' on Finance Committee Health Bill

It's decision day. That is, today marks the day in which the Senate Finance Committee votes on its highly debated health-care bill and senators who have wavered over which way to throw their support make up their mind. Committee members are expected to meet at 10 a.m. to discuss the bill one more time and then to vote a few hours later, according to wires. Here's a look at some of the pressure swing-vote senators face in the hours leading up to the vote.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 13, 2009; 8:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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Senate Finance 'Hyper-Taskers' Head Toward the Finish Line

By Sarah Lovenheim. Here is some of the latest buzz surrounding the swing-vote senators slated to vote Tuesday on the health-care bill out of the Senate Finance Committee, illustrating the pressure they face as they approach a decision.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 12, 2009; 8:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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Swing Senators Chew Over CBO Report

Here's some of the latest buzz surrounding the swing-vote senators who will vote this week on the health-care bill out of the Senate Finance Committee, illustrating the pressure they're under as they approach a decision.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 8, 2009; 8:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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Swing Senators Wait on the CBO, Cast Doubts on Carper Plan

Passage of a health-care bill out of the Senate Finance Committee hinges on whether Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) can reap enough votes from the member of his panel, which is composed of 13 Democrats and 10 Republicans. Here's some of the latest buzz surrounding the swing-vote senators, illustrating the pressure they're under as they approach a decision.

By Washington Post editors  |  October 7, 2009; 8:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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Pressure Mounts on Snowe, Rockefeller and Wyden

Passage of a health-care bill out of the Senate Finance Committee hinges on whether Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) can reap enough votes from the member of his panel, which is composed of 13 Democrats and 10 Republicans. Here's some of the latest buzz surrounding the swing-vote senators, illustrating the pressure they're under as they approach a decision.

By Sarah Lovenheim  |  October 6, 2009; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Health Reform , Swing Senators  
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