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Democrats must find their voice on healthcare reform
Los Angeles Times - James A. Morone

What do the Democrats do now? After chasing healthcare reform since 1935, they finally had it in their grasp until Massachusetts elected Republican Scott Brown to fill Sen. Edward M. Kennedy’s seat. Jittery Democrats promptly ran for cover; gleeful Republicans saw a shot at getting their congressional majorities back. Jettisoning healthcare after a full year — make that after 75 years — raises a killer question for the campaign trail: