Medicaid

Texas Likes Those Medicaid Bucks After All

Governor Perry's Planned Parenthood plans rely on Medicaid expansion

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is facing a big contradiction as he pursues two policies important to conservatives — defunding Planned Parenthood and rejecting President Obama's healthcare law.

Perry has said he won't implement the healthcare law's Medicaid expansion. But his plan to cut off Planned Parenthood assumes that the Medicaid expansion will happen in Texas.

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