The political fallout from the treaty relinquishing control of the Panama Canal (pictured) may hold lessons for Democrats in the wake of health overhaul. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Dr. Donald Berwick, head of Medicare and Medicaid, asked insurers for their help in making overhaul work. Courtesy of Donald Berwick hide caption

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