In Tuesday's special election victory in Massacusetts, Republican Scott Brown stunned the Democratic Party by taking not only the seat of the revered Ted Kennedy, but also by killing the filibuster-proof supermajority that proponents of the current healthcare bill had counted on. Since it occurred in a state full of independent voters, many think that the win indicates a widespread discontent with how the Democrats have handled major issues during Barack Obama's presidency. Others blame the Democratic candidate, Martha Coakley, for not doing enough to earn a win.
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