By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
You knew it would be long, but 1,990 pages? That's how big the House Democratic leadership healthcare reform bill is that Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled today. So how does that size up to other major works? Well, some critics have begun sending around lists to giggle at, including this:
And you can bet that those who want to read it in Congress are already flipping pages because Rep. Chris Van Hollen today told reporters that members will get just 72 hours to read the initial bill and then another 72 to read the changed version before it goes to the House floor for a vote.