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How a hero of Obamacare became a foe of gay rights: the Steve Beshear case
How a hero of Obamacare became a foe of gay rights: the Steve Beshear case

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is one of the unquestioned heroes of the Affordable Care Act, aggressively expanding Medicaid and supporting a state exchange to the extent that Kentucky has experienced the second-largest reduction in its uninsured rate in the country, with a drop from 20.4% uninsured to 11.9% at mid-2014. ------------ For the record April 1, 11:49 a.m.: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Kentucky's rate of uninsured has dropped to 19.9% in mid-2014. The rate dropped to 11.9% ------------ Beshear has been the go-to red-state governor for positive quotes on the ACA, as when he told the Washington Post:  "This is a moral...

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