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The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Previously obstinate Republican governors decide to make peace with Obamacare
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By Pat Cunningham
Feb. 24, 2013 11:05 a.m.





A growing number of Republican governors have dropped all their defiant rhetoric about the Affordable Care Act and have chosen instead to accept President Obama’s expansion of government-funded health care for the poor.

These GOP converts include John Kasich of Ohio, Jan Brewer of Arizona, Rick Snyder of Michigan, Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Susana Martinez of New Mexico — and now Rick Scott of Florida (above).

Scott’s case is especially noteworthy, in light of his erstwhile vehement opposition to every aspect of Obamacare. But, of course, his about-face has riled the Tea Party crowd in ...

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