POLITICS
06/14/2011 11:13 pm ET | Updated Aug 14, 2011

Medicaid Cuts: GOP Governors Fight Against Federal Rules In Budget Clashes

Faced with severe budget problems, Republican governors are escalating their fight against federal rules requiring states to maintain current levels of health-care coverage for the poor and disabled.

The growing resistance to the federal government over the hugely expensive Medicaid program poses a critical test for President Obama, who has the power to relax the rules for states.

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