In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House. The “woodwork effect” of new enrollees in Medicaid, even in non-expansion states, with the Affordable Care Act was intentional on the part of his administration.
In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House. The “woodwork effect” of new enrollees in Medicaid, even in non-expansion states, with the Affordable Care Act was intentional on the part of his administration. Susan Walsh AP
In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House. The “woodwork effect” of new enrollees in Medicaid, even in non-expansion states, with the Affordable Care Act was intentional on the part of his administration. Susan Walsh AP

Obamacare's parting gift to red states

January 13, 2017 6:00 AM