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As post-Newtown America discusses mental health, Medicaid may fall off fiscal cliff

President Obama and Speaker Boehner fiscal cliff talks include bargaining on long-term Medicaid cuts. AP Photo.

President Barack Obama and Speaker John Boehner’s fiscal cliff talks include bargaining on long-term Medicaid cuts. AP Photo.

The Newtown, Conn., school shooting has sparked national discussions on gun control and mental health. Whether the shooter was mentally insane, the embodiment of evil, or both, is debatable.

Meanwhile, fiscal cliff talks between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner continue, and long-term Medicaid cuts are on the bargaining table . . .

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