Post Tagged with: "Medicaid expansion"

GOP Lawmaker Denies 280,000 Healthcare, Then Calls Uninsured Constituent An ‘@sshole’ (VIDEO)

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Who’s the @sshole? The man with no health insurance? Or the lawmaker who betrayed him? There’s a special place in H3ll for Todd Gardenhire.

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What Happens To Emergency Rooms When A State Doesn’t Expand Medicaid? Louisiana Is A Harrowing Example

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What will the residents of Louisiana do if all the ERs have to close? These closures are the legacy of Bobby Jindal’s fight against the ACA.

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Hey Republicans, Facts Are In: Obamacare Costs A Lot Less Than Expected

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John Boehner and Mitch McConnell are not happy about this report.

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Outrageous: These States Say $4,600 Per Year Makes You Too Rich For Medicaid

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A few states have very strict income requirements for their Medicaid programs. They’re so strict that a mere $4,600 per year for a family of four is too wealthy to qualify.

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Still Think Your Vote Doesn’t Count After Losing The Senate? Here’s Why You’re Wrong

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Progress ALWAYS wins in the end and I’m in it for the long haul. Are you?

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Republican Blockage Of ObamaCare Is About To Cost Hundreds Of Jobs

Republican Blockage Of ObamaCare Is About To Cost Hundreds Of Jobs

Republicans’ efforts to block the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) just got more expensive for their constituents.

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Jindal Tries to Shred Constitution, Gets Shut Down

Bobby Jindal tries to trample on free speech by forcing the removal of a billboard criticizing his Medicaid expansion decision and loses.

Bobby Jindal tries to trample on free speech by forcing the removal of a billboard criticizing his Medicaid expansion decision and loses.

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Virginia Politicians Could Give Healthcare To The Poor, But Are Building Themselves An Office Instead

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Virginia’s lawmakers authorized $430 million for a new building to replace their crumbling one. That’s the same amount they could have had for Medicaid.

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GOP Opposition To Obamacare Is Going To Cause Thousands Of Needless Deaths (IMAGE)

GOP Opposition To Obamacare Is Going To Cause Thousands Of Needless Deaths (IMAGE)

A new study estimates that there will be many preventable deaths in states whose governors have refused the Obamacare Medicaid expansion.

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Georgia GOP Gives State’s Children The Ultimate ‘Screw You’

The Georgia GOP just passed numerous laws which could sicken you, but it's the one they didn't pass that will break your heart. Image: Hope for Haleigh

The Georgia GOP just passed numerous laws which could sicken you, but it’s the one they didn’t pass that will break your heart.

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WATCH: Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly Wants Pregnancy Tests In Bars

WATCH: Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly Wants Pregnancy Tests In Bars

Alaska State Senator Pete Kelly has an idea: have pregnancy tests in bars. His reason is sound but his implementation plans are typical GOP claptrap.

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Protesters Supporting Medicaid Expansion Arrested As Lawmakers Debate Bill To Block It

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Moral Monday protesters were arrested at Georgia’s capitol after protesting a bill to stop the governor from accepting the ACA’s Medicaid Expansion.

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Republican Governor’s Idea To Lower Medical Costs: Stop Emergency Care

Republican Governor’s Idea To Lower Medical Costs: Stop Emergency Care

A Republican governor decided that the best way to stop hospital closures wasn’t to expand Medicaid, but to restrict emergency care access.

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GOP Throws In The Towel, Quietly Backs Away From ‘ACA Alternative’

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Congressional Republicans are less and less committed to creating and voting on a solid alternative to the ACA ahead of the 2014 elections.

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GA State Senator Handcuffed, Arrested, And Jailed For Protesting GOP War On Poor (VIDEO)

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The Moral Monday movement is spreading throughout the South. A state senator and nine others were arrested and jailed at the latest rally in Atlanta, GA.

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World’s Greatest Boss Sells Restaurant To Save Employee With Brain Tumor

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One Texas business owner is restoring our faith in humanity with his decision to sell his restaurant to save his employee’s life.

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Rural Hospitals Close As GOP Governors Refuse Medicaid Expansion

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21 GOP governors have refused Medicaid expansion, causing rural hospitals to close. This is costing people their lives, and citizens are now fighting back.

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Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

Heartless GOP Governors Reject Medicaid Expansion, 5 Million Left Without Healthcare

GOP governors should be ashamed of themselves. They’ve rejected the ACA’s medicare expansion because they hate Obama, and 27,000 people may die as a result.

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Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Pushes Through Medicaid Expansion Despite Death Threats And GOP Opposition

When finger-wagging-in-Obama's-face Gov. Jan Brewer does something progressive, particularly in alignment with that president, hell truly has frozen over. Image @BlogForArizona

When finger-wagging-in-Obama’s-face Gov. Jan Brewer does something progressive, particularly in alignment with that president, hell truly has frozen over.

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Maine GOP Leader Makes Sexist Remarks, Implying A ‘Man’s Brain’ Makes Him A More Rational Being (VIDEO)

The Republican 'war on women' appears now to extend to their brains, which one congressman asserts are not as equipped as a man's brain to reject free stuff.; image@TheSmokingJacket

The Republican ‘war on women’ appears now to extend to their brains, which one congressman asserts are not as equipped as a man’s to reject free stuff.

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