Shady Dealings By Senator Reid

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is trying to shield his home state of Nevada from increased Medicaid costs under the Senate version of healthcare reform:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/29/us/politics/29reid.html?th&emc=th

I’m sure there is a legitimate explanation buried in there somewhere, but by having inserted a change in the qualification that bails out his state and only 3 others, the real intention is obvious. Nevada is not unique in having an ultra-tight budget in these times. Why should they get special consideration? This sort of thing just makes it harder to win public support for the proposals.

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