Medicaid Expansion Spat
Tue February 5, 2013
Politics Charged over Medicaid Expansion
Tempers flared at the statehouse over whether Iowa should extend government health care to more low-income families. Governor Branstad and some Democrats are at odds over whether to expand Medicaid as part of the federal health care program known as Obamacare. But a key Republican lawmaker says Democrats are politicizing the issue.