The Big Conversation:
With Rick Perry emerging as the most public face of the fight against Medicaid expansion, how many Republican governors will follow his lead?
Perry's announcement on Monday that Texas would reject two central tenets of federal health care reform fanned the political firestorm that erupted after the U.S. Supreme Court last month upheld most of President Barack Obama's federal overhaul. Perry's move made Texas the largest state whose governor has rejected the Medicaid expansion set forth in the law, by which states would receive federal dollars for covering more low-income individuals.
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