Top Republican Vows Vote on Health Care, but Uncertainty Reigns

It was not clear how long a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain would last, and detractors said they would use it to mobilize more opposition.

WASHINGTON — A top Senate Republican vowed on Sunday to bring the party’s health care bill to a vote as soon as possible, even as detractors said they would use a delay caused by the absence of Senator John McCain to mobilize further opposition to the measure.“I believe as soon as we have a full contingent of senators, that we’ll have that vote,” the No. 2 Senate Republican, John Cornyn of Texas, said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”But questions emerged Sunday over when that might be. Mr. McCain, ...