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Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law
Kentucky's governor visits Capitol Hill to praise healthcare law

WASHINGTON — For congressional Democrats worried about the political toll Obamacare might take on their reelection chances next fall, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear delivered a surprising message Thursday. "You know what Democrats ought to run on next November?" the two-term Democrat said. "The idea that we want every American to have affordable healthcare." Beshear visited Capitol Hill on Thursday, taking a victory lap of sorts after gaining national attention for the success of his state's implementation of the healthcare law amid ongoing problems at the federal level and in many other states. Rather than run away from the issue, Beshear told Democrats to embrace it. Beshear's private...

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