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Republicans shift focus to Medicaid complaints
Washington Post

A day after President Obama said he would support amending the health-care law so states can opt out of key provisions sooner, Republicans sought to shift the rhetorical battle back to an issue that would be largely unaffected by the president’s proposal: the impact of the law’s Medicaid requirements on state budgets.

Testifying at a hearing of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday, two Republican governors returned to themes that had dominated the discussion at the National Governors Association’s semiannual meeting over the weekend.