Menendez tweets from packed healthcare markup

One member of the Senate Finance Committee shared his experience making wading through large crowds on Tuesday on his way to his panel's long-awaited awaited health bill markup.

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) uploaded photos to Twitter of the packed corridors and the crowded committee room where the markup of Sen. Max Baucus' (D-Mont.) health reform plan will take place.

http://twitpic.com/ip1u3 Finance markup of health bill starts at 9. Moved to larger committee room -- here's the scene outside.

http://twitpic.com/ip2c9 ...and the scene inside before the Finance markup.

His photos show the size of the crowds match the heightened interest surrounding the Finance Committee's revision of its chairman's reform proposal.

Senators on the panel are expected to introduce several amendments to the legislation addressing the cost of the bill and accessibility to healthcare.

Here is one of the photos:


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