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Virginia Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Republicans Broke Into Governor's Office To Block State's Medicaid Expansion

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

On June 15, without the permission of administration officials or the Virginia State Police, House Speaker William J. Howell (R) enlisted the Capitol ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

GOP Lawmakers Fought To Keep These People Uninsured. Now They Have To Rely On Hope. | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight million Americans are insured through the Affordable Care Act's exchanges, President Barack Obama announced Thursday. Wendy TwarDo...

Dems Condemn GOP Lawmaker's 'Tar Baby' Blunder

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

Despite issuing an apology, Virginia state Sen. Frank Ruff (R) faced more heat on Wednesday for his decision to liken Medicaid expansion to a "tar bab...

GOP Lawmaker Likens Medicaid Expansion To A 'Tar Baby'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

A GOP lawmaker is embroiled in some controversy after a racially-charged comment he made against Medicaid expansion. The Virginian Pilot reported T...

Dem Gov: 'If It's The Last Thing I Do,' I'm Going To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics

WISE, Va. (AP) — In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices a...

Luke Johnson

Here's How Virginia Could Expand Medicaid, And How The GOP Would Fight It | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Terry McAuliffe's election as Virginia governor Tuesday renewed hopes that the state might expand Medicaid for 400,000 low-income reside...

Jeffrey Young

Obamacare Struggles Even Worse In States That Resisted It | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

In Washington, D.C., (population 632,000), the drive to enroll the uninsured into health coverage under President Barack Obama's health care reform la...

Medicaid Expansion: The Wrong Prescription for Virginia

Bob Williams | Posted 08.21.2013 | DC
Bob Williams

The MIRC should not confuse health insurance with health care. An insurance card does not guarantee a healthy life.

Rick Perry And Bob McDonnell Don't Care What Rick Scott Does

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

If you were expecting Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott's huge about-face on health care reform's Medicaid expansion to inspire other stalwart Obamacare opp...