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        Mr. Cao Goes to Washington: Obama Healthcare

        The freshman Representative Joseph Cao gained his biggest notoriety when he became the only Republican to support the initial Healthcare Reform Bill. Cao insisted that his vote was based solely on the needs of his district, causing critics to suspect that Cao broke rank to please his heavily Democratic constituency and improve his odds for reelection. Ultimately, Cao emerged as one of the few non-partisan voices in the ultra-partisan Congress and is soon walking a tightrope and discovers that his efforts at bipartisanship draw fire from all sides.

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