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Watchdogs Concerned About Pork in Senate Health Reform Bill
Health Leaders Media - Joe Cantlupe

The Nebraska senator who gave the Democrats what they wanted on health reform now doesn’t want what they want to give him in return. After waves of protest about the potential illegality of the deal in which Nebraska was allegedly promised millions of dollars in Medicaid funds, Sen. Ben Nelson, D-NE, told Democratic leadership he “reiterates” that all states should be given “the same treatment.” In other words, he told his colleagues “thanks, but no thanks.”