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Protesters Interrupt Perry, Cruz and Cornyn Appearance, Push for Medicaid

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Governor Perry and Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn teamed up to oppose expanding Medicaid services in the state. However their rare joint appearance today was interrupted by about 40 protesters screaming “health car now,” and “let us in” outside the governor’s capitol office.

Advocates say extending Medicaid could provide up to a million Texans some health care coverage, but it’s also a centerpiece of the white house-backed health care reform Perry, Cruz and Cornyn are against.

RELATED: Protesters in Texas Demand Medicaid Expansion [PHOTOS]

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