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Obama Admin Also Pressuring Kansas, Tennessee to Expand Medicaid or Lose Funds

First Florida, then Texas, and now Kansas and Tennessee have been told by the Obama administration that unless they expand Medicaid under the rules laid out in ObamaCare the federal government will withhold payments from local hospitals.

Florida’s Republican Governor Rick Scott is so angry at the move he’s promised to sue the Obama administration for violating a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibiting the feds from conditioning Medicaid funding on ObamaCare expansion.

Yet this is precisely what the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is doing. According to Kaiser Health News, CMS “confirmed Tuesday that it gave officials in [Kansas and Tennessee] the same message that had been delivered to Texas and Florida about the risk to funding for so-called ‘uncompensated…[more]

April 23, 2015 • 03:19 pm

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Week of April 22nd 2015
Which one of the following former U.S. Presidents wrote that he considered the 1820 Missouri Compromise “the knell of the Union”?
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison
James Monroe
Andrew Jackson
Week of April 15th 2015
How many states comprised the Confederate States of America (CSA)?
10
11
13
15
Week of April 8th 2015
The Constitution of the Confederate States of America, adopted March 11, 1861, mirrored the U.S. Constitution and U.S. policy of the time in which one of the following provisions?
Presidential line-item veto
Term of the President and Vice President
Prohibition of foreign slave trade
Voting rights for women
Week of April 1st 2015
Congress in 1876 passed “The Turf Protection Law” to protect which one of the following grassy expanses?
Central Park, NYC
The Capitol Grounds
The White House Lawn
Churchill Downs, KY
Week of March 25th 2015
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), the first major political candidate to formally announce his 2016 candidacy for President of the United States, was born in which of the following?
Amarillo, Texas
Calgary, Alberta
Havana, Cuba
Honolulu, Hawaii
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