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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Minnesota Pushes Ahead With Health Care Overhaul

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton bet big on the federal health care overhaul, drawing federal money to expand Medicaid early and preparing for the day when the full law takes effect.

06/28/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Feds Investigate Minnesota’s Handling Of Medicaid

The federal government is investigating how Minnesota administers Medicaid health coverage for poor people, but few details are available on the nature of the inquiry.

02/15/2012

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Contractor Finds $23M In Savings For Iowa Medicaid

A contractor hired by the Iowa Medicaid program has helped save taxpayers more than $23 million in the first year of an initiative to recover and avoid improper costs.

07/21/2011

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Public Money Puts Bachmann On Defensive

As Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country criticizing government as too big and too expensive, the Republican presidential candidate has come under mounting scrutiny over public dollars flowing to family business interests.

06/30/2011

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Bachmann Defends Medicaid Funds To Spouse’s Clinic

As Rep. Michele Bachmann tours the country criticizing government as too big and too expensive, the Republican presidential candidate has come under mounting scrutiny over public dollars flowing to family business interests.

06/29/2011

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Dayton Criticizes Minn. House Health Care Bill

Gov. Mark Dayton is criticizing a House health care budget bill for counting on federal permission to cut Medicaid spending.

03/22/2011

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Dayton: Medicaid Expansion Will Be Ready March 1

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday pushed up a Medicaid health care expansion he sought under the federal health care overhaul, saying broader coverage for 95,000 vulnerable adults will start March 1, seven months sooner than previously predicted.

01/20/2011

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Dayton Says Minn. Working With Feds On Health Care

Gov. Mark Dayton and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius say they’re working together on Minnesota’s participation in the federal health care overhaul.

01/18/2011

Gov. Mark Dayton shakes the hand of a tea party protester and then allows the man to speak after Dayton signed an executive order deepening Minnesota's participation in the federal health care overhaul by expanding Medicaid coverage for the poor. (credit: CBS)

Dayton Opens Floor To Protesters During Medicaid Order

Anti-health care protesters pushed their way into Gov. Mark Dayton’s Minnesota State Capitol Office on Wednesday, as the new Democratic governor prepared to sign an executive order expanding Medicaid.

01/05/2011

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Q&A: Medicaid Expansion

Minnesota is getting more involved in the federal health care overhaul with a major expansion of Medicaid coverage for the poor.

01/05/2011

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Dayton Medicaid Order Turns Into Minn. Town Hall

Gov. Mark Dayton shared the podium with tea party protesters on Wednesday as he completed his first official act — deepening Minnesota’s participation in the federal health care overhaul by expanding Medicaid coverage for the poor.

01/05/2011

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Mark Dayton To Sign Medicaid Executive Order

Incoming Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton plans to make signing an executive order expanding the state’s Medicaid program one of his first official acts.

01/01/2011

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Dayton Says Medicaid Delay ‘Totally Unacceptable’

Gov.-elect Mark Dayton is calling a nine-month delay to expand Medicaid health care for the poor “totally unacceptable.”

12/16/2010

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Pawlenty Adviser Disputes Official’s Medicaid Math

A top adviser to Gov. Tim Pawlenty is disputing a lower-ranking official’s testimony that Minnesota will break even if it expands Medicaid health care for the poor.

12/15/2010

Pawlenty Says No to Medicaid Expansion

DFL lawmakers are criticizing Governor Pawlenty’s decision NOT to sign up for expanded Medicaid health coverage for poor adults.

06/23/2010

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