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landrieu-blueHow important will the Medicaid Expansion provision of the Affordable Care Act be in the upcoming US Senate race?

According to the Opelousas Daily world, the Medicaid expansion of the Affordable Care Act could be quite significant.

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s-OBAMA-JINDAL-largeAccording to a report by Wallet Hub, Louisiana is ranked 3rd worse in providing health insurance to its inhabitants.

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In this Nov. 26, 2013, file photo, a doctor speaks to patients in Peoria, Ill.Reuters

The Obama administration is struggling to resolve data discrepancies that could jeopardize coverage for millions who sought health insurance on the federal exchange HealthCare.gov, according to a watchdog report on the still-rocky implementation of ObamaCare. 

Though the system's troubles have faded from the headlines since the problem-plagued launch last October, a report from the health department inspector general provided the first independent look at widespread issues the government is having effectively fact-checking the information applicants are putting in the system.

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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain "closely held" for-profit businesses can cite religious objections in order to opt out of a requirement in ObamaCare to provide free contraceptive coverage for their employees. 

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The 5-4 decision, in favor of arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby and one other company, marks the first time the court has ruled that for-profit businesses can cite religious views under federal law.

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The Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain "closely held" for-profit businesses can cite religious objections in order to opt out of a requirement in ObamaCare to provide free contraceptive coverage for their employees. 

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The 5-4 decision, in favor of arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby and one other company, marks the first time the court has ruled that for-profit businesses can cite religious views under federal law.

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The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee charged Sunday that President Obama is "trampling upon" the constitutional authority granted to Congress, as he defended Speaker John Boehner's decision to file a lawsuit against the president for allegedly exceeding his authority. 

"This is all about the United States Constitution," Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., told "Fox News Sunday." 

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Goodlatte rejected Democratic criticism that the lawsuit announced by Boehner amounts to an election-year political stunt.

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June 24, 2014: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada heads to speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt.

With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign.

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June 24, 2014: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada heads to speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt.

With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign.

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June 24, 2014: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada heads to speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt.

With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign.

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June 24, 2014: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada heads to speak to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.AP

WASHINGTON – A fear of voting has gripped Democratic leaders in the Senate, slowing the chamber's modest productivity this election season to a near halt.

With control of the Senate at risk in November, leaders are going to remarkable lengths to protect endangered Democrats from casting tough votes and to deny Republicans legislative victories in the midst of the campaign.

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