Youth: Pay attention to how the GOP votes

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Youth: Pay attention to how the GOP votes By  J. Marshall Tormey, Urbandale Alexandra Smith, chairperson of the College Republican National Committee, encouraged the GOP to remember young voters in her Oct. 28 Des Moines Register opinion column [Republicans could win by remembering young voters]. She is right. More important, young voters should remember how the GOP has voted. The Republicans have voted against increasing the minimum wage,...

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Criticism of Privatizing Medicaid is growing

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Criticism of Privatizing Medicaid is growing By Kathleen O’Leary There are many, almost daily, articles in the paper concerning the rush towards the Privatization of Medicaid.   Rate of growing criticism of private, for profit companies delivering Medicaid services is shown by the rapidly increasing of online signatures on a MoveOn.org petition entitled “Iowa Governor Branstad’s plan to privatize Medicaid  To Managed Care should be slowed...

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