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Deja vu a nightmare for Democrats?
POLITICO - Carrie Budoff Brown & Chris Frates

The parallels to 1994 — the last time health reform died — are unmistakable. Democratic senators huddled for weeks in backroom meetings, groping for a workable alternative. Some of the attempts at reviving it were genuine, while others were only designed to suggest forward progress, observers recall. After four or five weeks, the effort was abandoned as Democrats geared up for the midterm elections.