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8|11|09: Pennsylvania

THE BEARDED MAN WAS shouting at Senator Arlen Specter, though the two were only a few feet apart. "You can do whatever the hell you please to do," he sputtered at a forum in Lebanon, Pa. "One day God's going to stand before you, and he's going to judge you and the rest of your damned cronies on the Hill. And then you'll get your just deserts."

How many Americans does 59-year-old Craig Anthony Miller speak for? The answer isn't simple. From Maryland to Michigan to Missouri, lawmakers on their August recess encountered voters skeptical or downright livid about health-care reform--and...

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