Sarah Babbage

Sarah Babbage is a TAP Fall 2010 intern.

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Lightning Round: Same Old Senate.

  • Senators mostly agree that the reporting requirements for small businesses in the health-care bill are going to create more headaches than they’re worth. Two different bills to reform the system were debated today, both stymied by partisan bickering. To Ezra Klein, it's just another day in the Senate. “The reality is that if the Senate didn't rely on rules that require supermajorities to pass anything, the 1099 requirement would've been reformed today,” he says. “As it is, the incentives for party-line voting are stronger than the incentives to make good policy.”