Pence Breaks Tie as Senate Votes to Begin Debating Obamacare Repeal – New York Times
Only two Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted against the procedural motion, though at least several other Republicans had been seen as possible holdouts. No Democrats voted in favor of the motion.
The debate to come will have broad implications for health care and households in every state.
Before senators cast their votes, protesters in the Senate gallery chanted, “Kill the bill, don’t kill us!” and “Shame, shame, shame!”