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Votes are there for Medicaid expansion, but not without Speaker Tobin (access required)

House Speaker Andy Tobin has steadfastly said there aren’t enough votes to pass Medicaid expansion through the House, although he seems to be the only one who still thinks that.

Most lawmakers, even ardent Medicaid expansion opponents, acknowledge there are enough votes to pass Medicaid expansion in the House, and that they have been there for several weeks.

But Tobin said there is still a single vote missing that makes all the difference: his.

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