Tuesday, May 24, 2005

"We are very tickled by the vote."

So said Representative Mike Castle of Delaware, a leading Republican moderate, on the passage of HR 810, The Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, which would loosen restrictions on federally funded stem cell research. Mr. Castle is a lead sponsor of the bill.
Fifty Republicans voted for the bill despite opposition from Majority Leader Tom DeLay and a veto promise from President Bush.


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