Capitol Hill has wrapped up a frenzied, historic run into the Easter
recess, passing healthcare reform but leaving some unfinished business
as lawmakers prepare to return to their home districts.
Stay tuned to The Hill this weekend for the aftermath of the healthcare reform vote, from Republican challenges to the legislation to what the prolonged debate and eventual success did for President Barack ObamaBarack ObamaConfirm Scott Palk for the Western District of Oklahoma Dean drifts behind in DNC race Republicans tried to flip Electoral College voters too — look at 2008 MORE.
Also on TheHill.com this weekend:
— Democrats are banking on another backlash against Senate Republicans for leaving town without extending unemployment benefits. For the second time in March, GOP senators are blocking swift passage of an extension to unemployment insurance.
— With the decidedly partisan healthcare bill barely out of the way, lawmakers are swiftly jumping on board a very bipartisan effort to swiftly impose sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program.
— What do Republicans see as the last line of defense against healthcare reform? Log on to The Hill this weekend to find out.
Read these stories and much more — plus continuous news updates in the Blog Briefing Room, Twitter Room, Hillicon Valley, E2-Wire, Ballot Box and the new financial blog, On the Money — over the next few days at TheHill.com.