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Liberal challenge to Dems on health care falters
San Francisco Chronicle

Liberals who vowed to take revenge against conservative Democrats who opposed President Barack Obama’s health care law have little to show for their anger six months before the midterm elections.

Most of the 34 Democrats who opposed the overhaul legislation that squeaked through Congress in March are facing only token opposition — if any — from the left. Some labor unions and party activists have turned to long-shot, third-party candidates as they try to send a message to the wayward Democrats.