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Sen. Nelson says he wants Medicaid deal for all states, won’t stand for special Nebraska deal
Los Angeles Times - Timberly Ross, Associated Press Writer

Sen. Ben Nelson said Thursday he has asked Democratic leadership to extend to all states the extra Medicaid funding promised to Nebraska in the health care reform bill. The Democrat wouldn’t say who he has spoken to regarding the so-called “Cornhusker Kickback” but that he would see to it that Nebraska doesn’t get a special deal.