Tim Holden, D-Pa., is a 'no' on health care 

The latest update to the whip count: Rep. Tim Holden, D-Pa., will not be switching to vote for the Senate health care bill when it comes before the House.

[I]n a telephone interview Wednesday night, Holden said his position will not change.

"I will not vote for the Senate bill," Holden said. "It makes significant cuts to Medicare and Medicaid ... and the restrictions on (federal funding for) abortion are not as strong."

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