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Medicaid Flip-Flop in Florida: Will Other GOP Governors Follow?

Posted on 02/21/2013 by |Washington Watch | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsRick Scott took the money but now pays a price. Florida’s small-government Republican governor ran against President Obama’s health care reform. And he sued to thwart the law that expands Medicaid to uninsured low-income people. But this week, he decided the billions of dollars in aid to cover 1 million Floridians was too much to pass up. His decision to become the seventh GOP governor to take the federal aid has enraged his conservative base. And other Republican governors are …