The state's top Republican leaders joined forces on Monday in their opposition to expanding Medicaid. Gov. Rick Perry said Medicaid is broken, and adding more Texans to the rolls would eventually bankrupt the state. Advocates for expanding Medicaid say it would be a cost-effective way to bring down the state's high uninsured population, largely on the federal dime.  

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