Finance committee passes health bill through

The Senate Finance Committee approved Sen. Max Baucus‘ health bill yesterday with a 14-9 vote. (Reuters)

In a key Republican vote, Sen. Olympia Snowe votes for the health reform bill. (NYT)

Unions are lashing out against White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who asked organized labor not to publicly oppose the health bill. (Bloomberg)

White House Pay Czar Kenneth Feinberg is trying hard to prevent AIG from dispensing employee bonuses, but can’t legally do so. (NYT)

Some of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner‘s closest aides are former Wall Street execs who earned millions a year. (Bloomberg)

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