GOP Views of Medicaid Expansion Differ From Conventional Wisdom – Washington Wire – WSJ

That even a slim majority of Republicans favor expansion is notable given the tone of debate on this issue on the campaign trail, where expansion has become like a third rail for GOP candidates. This is not to suggest that Republican candidates or governors who oppose Medicaid expansion in conservative states will be anxious to flip any time soon. But Medicaid may not be as unpopular with Republicans overall as the conventional wisdom suggests, and other issues may be more salient for Republican voters in primary and general elections across the country than opposition to Medicaid expansion.

Source: GOP Views of Medicaid Expansion Differ From Conventional Wisdom – Washington Wire – WSJ

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