Here's an Open Thread for the HRC vote. Tell us if you think it's gonna pass or fail. I think several Democrats are pretending to be for this just to please Pelosi and have this brought to the floor, but when the vote goes down, it will be a disastrous loss for the Democrats.
1:57 update: The House is in order.
2:01 update: Journal approved 224-189
2:09 update: Commendation of National Guard Agri-Business efforts passes 418-3
2:10 update: Congressman Gene Green(D-TX) speaks.
2:12 update: Congresswoman Louise Slaughter(D-NY) speaks.
2:15 update: The Reading Clerk is up.
2:16 update: Congressman Paul Ryan(R-WI) speaks.
2:19 update: Congresswoman Slaughter(D-NY) speaks again.
2:20 update: Congressman Ryan(R-WI) speaks again.
2:22 update: Congrats Congressman Ryan! He is showing us a chart with the real cost of HCR. Well done!
2:23 update: Congressman Ryan is showing us a chart with the "Tidal Wave of Debt". Well done!
2:25 update: The chart with the Department of the Treasury's 2009 Financial Report is being shown by Congressman Ryan.
2:27 update: Congresswoman Slaughter(D-NY) speaks again.
2:28 update: Congressman Patrick Kennedy(D-RI) speaks.
2:30 update: Congressman Peter Welch(D-VT) speaks.
2:32 update: Congressman Sam Faar(D-CA) speaks.
2:34 update: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee(D-TX) speaks.
2:35 update: Congressman Phil Hare(D-IL) speaks.
2:37 update: Congressman Steve Kagen(D-WI) speaks.
2:38 update: Congressman Chaka Fattah(D-PA) speaks.
2:39 update: Congressman Paul Ryan(R-WI) speaks again.
2:43 update: Procedural Challenge by Congressman Paul Ryan being voted on.
2:45 update: Charts show 209 firm no's for HCR, 193 firm yes's for HCR.
3:03 update: Procedural Challenge passes 228-195.
3:04 update: Congressman Darrell Issa(R-CA) speaks.
3:08 update: Congresswoman Slaughter(D-NY) speaks again.
3:09 update: Congressman Issa(R-CA) speaks again.
3:10 update: Congressman Jeff Flake(R-AZ) speaks.
3:12 update: Congresswoman Kathy Castor(D-FL) speaks.
3:14 update: Congressman Ted Poe(R-TX) speaks.
3:15 update: Congressman David Dreier(R-CA) speaks.
3:16 update: Congressman Dale Kildee(D-MI) speaks.
3:19 update: Congressman Todd Tiahrt(R-KS) speaks, and Congressman Bart Stupak(D-MI) denied a deal with Obama on Abortion Funding.
3:20 update: Congressman Issa(R-CA) speaks.
3:22 update: Congresswoman Barbara Lee(D-CA) speaks.
3:24 update: Congressman Chris Smith(R-NJ) speaks.
3:27 update: Congressman James Langevin(D-RI) speaks.
3:28 update: Congresswoman Judy Chu(D-CA) speaks.
3:29 update: Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner(R-WI) speaks.
3:31 update: Congressman David Scott(D-GA) speaks.
3:32 update: Congressman Issa(R-CA) speaks.
3:33 update: Congressman Dreier(R-CA) speaks.
3:36 update: Congressman Issa(R-CA) speaks.
3:37 update: Delegate Donna Christensen(D-VI) speaks.
3:38 update: Congressman Jack Kingston(R-GA) speaks.
3:42 update: Congressman Tiahrt(R-KS) speaks.
3:44 update: A Point of Order on Earmarks being voted on.
3:47 update: Protesters rally outside the capitol chanting "kill the bill". The Police can't keep them under control. GO PROTESTERS!!!
4:06 update: Point of Order passes 230-200.
4:11 update: Stupak will vote for HCR.
4:14 update: Kaptur also a yes.