The XX Factor

We’re Talking About: March 22, 2010

-Last night, health care reform passed in the House of Representatives with a vote of 219-212. Republican opposition was unanimous, and 34 Democrats joined in opposing the bill. [ New York Times ]

-Also during last night’s House meeting, Rep. Bart Stupak , D-Mich., was called a baby killer by a Republican House member. Representatives are guessing who the culprit was, but no one is coming forward. [ Washington Post ‘s 44 Blog ]

- Slate has chronicled scenes from last night’s debate and vote over health care reform. [ Slate ]

- New York magazine is asking what it would be like if women ran Wall Street . Could it be possible that women are more equipped to ride the ups and downs of the market? [ New York ]

-In the “Great Recession,” couples are deciding to wait for divorce until the market improves . Others are living together while separated to help relieve the financial burden of breaking up. [ Washington Post ]

-After the NYT exposed their discomfort with housewives and the unemployed , brides are coming forward with their own personal testimonies. [ Gawker ]

Photograph of Nancy Pelosi by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images News.