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Gut-check for Obama and Dems on health care
The Mercury News - Erica Werner, The Associated Press

Abandoning the health care overhaul is not an option, a senior White House official said Wednesday, after President Barack Obama’s top domestic initiative took a devastating hit with the Democratic loss of the Massachusetts Senate seat. Obama adviser David Axelrod said administration officials will take into account the message voters delivered Tuesday in electing Republican Scott Brown, but declined to go farther.