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Capital-area reaction to health reform victory spans elation, hesitation
Sacramento Bee

It was a watershed moment decades in the making, ending years of failure and frustration for longtime health care advocates like Beth Capell, who cried with joy Sunday.

Both sides of the health care debate called Sunday’s House vote historic. But, for Capell, she had a victory to savor: passage of federal legislation that would remake the country’s health care system and extend medical coverage to nearly all Americans.