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(63,060 posts)
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 02:20 AM Dec 2013

GOP governor fully implements ACA in Nevada.

In a Republican party that’s gone all out against Obamacare, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval went all in.

Sandoval is the only Republican governor whose state is both running its own health insurance exchange this year and expanding its Medicaid program under the health law. He’s arguably doing more to put the Democrats’ signature law into place than any other Republican.

But in fully implementing Obamacare, Sandoval faces a double-edged sword: He’s helping bring health care coverage to a state with the second highest uninsured rate in the country, while he may be hurting his national ambitions because he’s not actively blocking the president’s law.

Sandoval has always maintained that he dislikes the health law and he’d like to see it repealed. But as long as it’s the law of the land, he says it is his job to make it work for the people of his state.


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GOP governor fully implements ACA in Nevada. (Original Post) RandySF Dec 2013 OP
Good for him. CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2013 #1
A principled Republican Fridays Child Dec 2013 #2
ObamaCare = RomneyCare = BobDoleCare blkmusclmachine Dec 2013 #3
More will follow suit.. blue14u Dec 2013 #4
I don't like the law either nolabels Dec 2013 #5
Well, well, well.. Sandoval "dislikes it and wants it repealed" but, Cha Dec 2013 #6
Watch out for this Republican. He's dangerous. (nt) w4rma Dec 2013 #7


(150,729 posts)
1. Good for him.
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 02:40 AM
Dec 2013

I think that his ambitions will not be hurt by his stance on this issue.

He is doing the right thing, no matter what his motives are.



(16,149 posts)
3. ObamaCare = RomneyCare = BobDoleCare
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 05:24 AM
Dec 2013

What's not to like about it, for the GOP, except that the DEMS pushed CorporateCare as their own???


(575 posts)
4. More will follow suit..
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 05:33 AM
Dec 2013

They cannot continue to ignore their constituents and

expect to be re-elected..

WTG Nevada!!!!!


(13,133 posts)
5. I don't like the law either
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 05:44 AM
Dec 2013

Single payer for everyone is the only way to go. The freaking legislated middleman is sucking the juice out of every facet of our lives

It's like comparing stop signs to stop lights, most anyone with a brain can see how much more efficient the traffic light is


(300,825 posts)
6. Well, well, well.. Sandoval "dislikes it and wants it repealed" but,
Sun Dec 8, 2013, 05:51 AM
Dec 2013

he'll bite the bullet. The only way it can be repealed is with a repub congress, senate, and President. So, hope to hell that doesn't happen.

At least we have this confluence of one repub gov who's going all in. I thought Snyder in Michigan was getting ACA? Brewer in AZ?

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