Little-used ‘Staple-and-bind’ parliamentary procedure will allow Democrats to pass health bill with just nine votes in House, three in Senate

DirectorBlue 3/3/2010

(Washington DC – RNN) Democrat insiders say that an obscure parliamentary procedure known as “Staple-and-Bind” will be used as an alternative to pass a health care overhaul should reconciliation efforts fail. “Staple-and-bind” refers to the final act of preparing legislation, using an industrial-grade stapler and a three-ring binder, for shipment.

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