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Analysis: Democrats’ health care quest has soured
San Francisco Chronicle - Charles Babington, Associated Press Writer

Democratic lawmakers who once saw health care overhaul as a historic quest are now anxious about getting the debate behind them, with Tuesday’s Massachusetts Senate race underscoring how hard and joyless the effort has become. Regardless of whether Democrat Martha Coakley squeaks past Republican Scott Brown, their down-to-the-wire campaign has shaken some Democrats’ belief that most Americans will see the proposed health delivery changes as worthwhile.

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