On a couple of procedural votes, the Democrats had 228 and 224 votes in favor, respectively, which should be a good indicator that they have more than the 216 required to pass the Senate bill and the reconciliation bill later this afternoon. You never know what might happen with these whackos, though.

Starting right now there will be a couple hours of general debate, which should be good times.

Watch it live on C-SPAN.

The New York Times has a good overview of what's going on now, and how we got here.