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Healthcare activists targeting Democrats

Washington Post, June 29, 2009

A growing cadre of liberal activists is aiming against Democratic senators who they accuse of being insufficiently committed to the healthcare reform cause. The attacks—ranging from tart news releases to full-fledged advertising campaigns—have elicited rebuttals from lawmakers and sparked a debate inside the party over the best strategy for achieving President Obama's goal of a comprehensive health-system overhaul.