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had really gone to the mat on Elton's behalf and was able to get a certain amount of money from the owner," Falk said.
And general hospitals have not gone to the mat for their psychiatric services as long they are making money on their other services.
The Democrats' current predicament is a testament to the enormous strength of the executive branch and the erosion of the powers of Congress, which hasn't declared a war since 1941 and hasn't gone to the mat with the president over any war since Vietnam.