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Democrats go after Medicaid holdouts

House Democrats are preparing to reshape and reframe Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion to force holdout red-state governments to go along with it, using either the carrot or the stick. A senior Democratic aide described the planned strategy as a “two-pronged approach of increased legislative incentives to adopt the expansion and increased public pressure on states… Read More »

Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia

ATLANTA — For the upscale urban audience at a campaign town hall here, it would have been enough for Stacey Abrams to pitch Medicaid expansion as a moral issue — the health-care-as-human-right argument that appeals to progressives everywhere. Instead, Ms. Abrams, the Democrat in the tossup race for Georgia governor, stuck to the pragmatic line… Read More »