Worried%20Doctor.JPGAt last night’s Democratic debate, Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama spent a big chunk of time laying out the party’s biggest policy goal–establishing universal health insurance. But that was just days after an ambitious, bi-partisan reform program died in the California Senate–an ominous sign for the concept’s supporters.

The California Senate Health Committee defeated the reform proposal by a 7-to-1 vote, with three abstentions, much to the chagrin of the state’s progressive Republican governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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