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Four Senators' concerns reflect healthcare challenge

New York Times, October 7, 2009

Taken together, the views of four senators—Senator John D. Rockefeller IV of West Virginia,  Senator Olympia J. Snowe of Maine, Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, and Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon—represent the spectrum of concerns Democrats will face in trying to assemble the 60 votes they need to get a bill through the full Senate using regular procedure. Satisfying each of them, without alienating the others, is the challenge facing Democratic leaders, reports the New York Times.