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  •  Jindal, Take a Look at La. 5th (11+ / 0-)

    Message to Bobby Jindal. You oppose Medicaid expansion. But look what happened to your endorsed candidate State Sen. Neil Riser who was supposed to handily win the run-off to succeed Dem.-turned GOPer Cong. Rodney Alexander in the La. 5th CD. Fellow conservative GOPer Vance McAllister clobbered him in an upset special run-off on 11/16/2013, because he stood for expanding Medicaid under Obamacare. Although McAllister opposes Obamacare, unlike Riser, he called it "a reality that we have to live with and make livable." McAllister stood for insuring 265,000 more low income Pelican Staters under Medicaid/ Obamacare. Democrats and moderates found him more pragmatic and voted for McAllister in his upset victory over the Obamacare/ Medicaid expansion. Even in "Red" La., like Va., Obamacare opponents still lost. For more on this bayou contest, read   this    

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