Primarily along party lines, the political feedback for Missouri's overwhelming rejection of the insurance mandate in the new health care law by a nearly 3 to 1 margin has ranged from euphoria to angry denial with a few yawns tossed in for good measure. As expected, Republicans applauded the vote as the launching of a national trend while the administration dismissed it as meaningless.
COLUMN: Missouri's Proposition C vote yields wide range of political effect
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