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Senate shelves Christmas Eve health care vote; final roll call Thursday morning

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WASHINGTON-There will be no Christmas Eve final vote on the Democrats health care bill after all.

The office of Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the number two Senate leader, announced that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nv.) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) agreed that the votes will start at 8 a.m. Thursday on the health care bill and for a two month extension of the debt limit.

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Thursday is Christmas Eve! The vote will still take place on Christmas Eve, just earlier in the day (7 am instead of 8 pm).

Christmas Eve is Thursday.

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