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Koch Group Drops Cash In Louisiana To Oppose Medicaid Expansion

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Specifically AFP, funded by the billionaire Koch brothers, is pushing all 144 state lawmakers to not support a Medicaid expansion, according to The Advocate of Louisiana.

AFP will also stage events across the state in the coming weeks to lay out its argument against Medicaid expansion.

Conservatives have long been angling to make Obamacare a key theme in 2014 as a way to spurn Democrats facing re-election fights. In North Carolina, Rep. Thom Tillis (R-NC), the likely Republican challenger to face Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) in the general election, released a new ad highlighting a bogus claim that Obamacare would cost the country over 2 million jobs.

(H/t: Greg Sargent at The Plum Line)