January 8, 2013 11:50 PM

Nixon is ready to confront GOP majority in Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon’s first four years in office crafted a profile in caution. He did his best to steer clear of direct confrontation with legislative Republicans, who for the last decade have dominated the General Assembly. But now he’s given his full-throated support for Medicaid expansion, a key element of the Republican-despised Obamacare.

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