Landrieu for $100 million

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Senate Democratic leaders are wooing Senators Mary Landrieu, Ben Nelson and Blanche Lincoln — the last three hold outs who have not pledged to vote for the motion to proceed tomorrow night to start the debate on health care reform. Lincoln, an embattled Arkansas centrist, has been demanding 72 hours to read the bill — something she got since the bill was released online Wednesday night. No word what Nelson is holding for. But Landrieu — who still hasn’t said if she’ll vote to proceed — just got $100 million in federal aid for low-income people in Louisiana. $100 million just to start the debate: imagine how much lawmakers are going to demand to vote to end it?