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A year later, healthcare reform still in contention
Los Angeles Times

Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the healthcare law that advocates said would change so much. In one sense, they were right: The battle over President Obama’s signal domestic policy goal played a major role in transforming the political landscape.

The emotional debate over the bill arguably gave rise to the “tea party” movement and littered the countryside with congressional Democrats who supported the bill and then went down to defeat.