Budget Reconciliation

Pelosi Won’t Guarantee Democrat Votes on Omnibus
 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will vote for the $1.1 trillion spending bill, but it’s unclear how many of her more liberal colleagues will follow her lead, a situation fluid enough that members and aides are concerned there might not be enough Democratic votes to offset Republican no votes.

House Aims to Defund Planned Parenthood in Reconciliation Bill
 

When asked why legislation to defund Planned Parenthood was not included in the omnibus, Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Thursday that that will be accomplished through a reconciliation bill in January of 2016.

McCarthy Expects Movement on Health-Related Reconciliation Measures
 

During the weekly House leadership colloquy Thursday, Minority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., condemned House Republicans for trying to mark up reconciliation bills repealing the Affordable Care Act and defunding Planned Parenthood.