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Health win in hand; hurdles ahead

Victoria Reggie Kennedy, widow of the senator, hugged majority leader Harry Reid after the Senate vote yesterday. Victoria Reggie Kennedy, widow of the senator, hugged majority leader Harry Reid after the Senate vote yesterday. (Harry Hamburg/Associated Press)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / December 25, 2009

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WASHINGTON - Convening before sunrise for a historic Christmas Eve session, the Senate approved sweeping health care legislation yesterday in a party-line vote, moving Congress toward the brink of enacting a broad expansion of health coverage. (Full article: 1278 words)

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