The U.S. Senate is currently debating health reform, and California Senator Barbara Boxer just announced on Twitter that she will be speaking on the floor at 6pm Eastern, 3pm Pacific.
We are leading up to a key vote Saturday night, 5pm Pacific. C-SPAN will be broadcasting it live.
In the arcane rules of the Senate, 60 votes are needed–given the united Republican opposition, that means all Democratic-caucusing Senators–just to begin the debate in the Senate.
For more information on the Senate bill, here’s two central hubs of fact sheets, video clips, and information:
Here’s a specific link for many fact sheets on lots of specifics about the Senate bill: