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March 4, 2013      2:30 PM

UPDATE: HOUSE GOP CAUCUS REJECTS MEDICAID EXPANSION “IN CURRENT FORM”

Caucus Chair Creighton would not say whether expanding coverage to more people is a goal for Republicans.

The House GOP Caucus met in a closed door session Monday in which they decided overwhelmingly to reject Medicaid expansion as proposed under the Affordable Care Act. After a meeting that sounded a bit like a pep rally – with lots of cheering happening behind the closed doors – Caucus Chairman Rep. Brandon Creighton emerged to say they would stand with Gov. Perry and hold the line on Medicaid expansion.

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