Several Republican governors have decided not to create state-run healthcare exchanges as prescribed by the Affordable Care Act, leaving it up to the federal government to implement a “one-size-fits-all” solution. Nation Washington correspondent John Nichols says that, by refusing to create uniquely designed healthcare exchanges, governors will harm their own states. “They are doing it for only one reason, and that is out of spite,” Nichols said on MSNBC’s The Ed Show, “They are mad at Barack Obama.”

—Steven Hsieh

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