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May 25, 2013 2:00 PM

A government for the people?

I was not surprised to read that last Tuesday the South Carolina Senate killed Medicaid expansion, which reportedly, was the last hope for supporters who wanted to extend health insurance benefits to South Carolina’s working poor. I was, however, pleasantly surprised that state Sen. Ray Cleary, a dentist by trade, voted in support of accepting federal support to pay for health insurance for about 320,000 South Carolinians beginning Jan. 1.

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