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Missouri Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion For 460,000 People

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Missourians defied their state's Republican leaders by voting to allow more adults to enroll in Medicaid.
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Missouri voters latest to approve Medicaid expansion

Missouri voters latest to approve Medicaid expansion

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Missouri voters on Tuesday approved Medicaid expansion to many of the state's poorest adults, making their conservative state the second to join the Obamacare program through the ballot during the pandemic.
The Missouri ballot measure expands Medicaid to about 230,000 low-income residents at a time when the state's safety net health care program is already experiencing an enrollment surge tied to the pandemic's economic upheaval. The measure was up 52 percent to 48 percent, with 83 percent of precincts reporting, when the Associated Press projected the win for expansion.
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White House Refuses Direct Answer On Whether Trump Condemns White Supremacy

White House Refuses Direct Answer On Whether Trump Condemns White Supremacy

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Pfizer CEO: ‘Disappointed' in presidential debate, vows no political...

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Trump requires food aid boxes to come with a letter from him

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