Democrats see opening on Medicaid

Our governor may not like the president, but this is not about the president… It’s about providing health coverage for 240,000 Louisianans who work forty or fifty hours a week, but still make too little to qualify for assistance in the new marketplace — and too much to qualify for Louisiana’s current Medicaid.

— Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu, criticizing Republican Governor Bobby Jindal for refusing to agree to expand Medicaid in the Pelican State.