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Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, listens to discussion of Arkansas' plan that uses Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for the poor on the House floor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The measure, opposed by Westerman, passed in the House Tuesday. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, listens to discussion of Arkansas' plan that uses Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for the poor on the House floor at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The measure, opposed by Westerman, passed in the House Tuesday. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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