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What do Republican election wins mean for healthcare reform?
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Republicans scored big wins in yesterday’s midterm elections, and today’s headlines are full of analysis of what those victories mean for the future of the Affordable Care Act.

First, Republicans prevailed in areas of the country where the uninsured rate fell as a result of the healthcare reform law, The New York Times reported. Arkansas, Kentucky and West Virginia elected GOP Senate candidates who oppose the ACA. Arkansas, Kentucky and West Virginia elected GOP Senate candidates who oppose the ACA. And Arkansas elected Republican supermajorities in its legislature and a Republican governor, which might threaten Medicaid expansion in the state.

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