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Background to the Christmas Eve vote

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As the U.S. Senate moved toward a Christmas Eve vote on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- apparently with the 60 senators on board that are needed to block a Republican filibuster and pass the bill -- I was again struck by the key role that 31 Catholic Democrats in the House have played so far and are likely to play in the final outcome of the legislation.

Read the full story here: To pass, health reform needs House Catholic Democrats
Blue Dogs, Catholic, Democrats: What's it all mean for health reform?

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