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Jonathan Bernstein

Governor's Races Show Obamacare Is Safe

Republican challengers in governor's races hate Medicaid expansion. They just won't promise to try to stop it.  
John Kasich shows them how it's done.
John Kasich shows them how it's done.

There's more evidence Obamacare is here to stay. Take a look at the governor's races in nine states where Republican candidates have a decent chance of replacing Democratic incumbents.

All of these states have carried out Medicaid expansions, a major part of the Affordable Care Act. But no matter how strongly these Republican candidates claim to hate Obamacare, check out their websites: Not a single one of the nine reveals any plans to roll back Medicaid expansion.