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Inland reps tote party line
The Press-Enterprise

Inland Southern California’s lone Democratic House member hailed Sunday’s passage of sweeping health care legislation as a triumph for uninsured Americans, while the region’s four congressional Republicans called it a travesty upon a nation that has roundly rejected the bill.

A raucous day of protest and fiery speeches at the U.S. Capitol lasted well into the night, as lawmakers debated the landmark legislation until virtually every conceivable argument was exhausted.