Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has set a special caucus for Wednesday evening to brief Senators on his forthcoming health care overhaul even though he has yet to receive a formal cost estimate on the measure from the Congressional Budget Office.Reid told Members that the huddle would take place at 5 p.m.Scheduling the meeting suggests Reid is confident he will have the CBO score in hand by Wednesday afternoon. This could put Reid in a position to set up a vote to begin debate on the bill as early as Friday or Saturday.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.