Wed, Jun 26, 2013 10:59 AM EDT 1:07
Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's health reform law. But he has become an unlikely proponent of one element of Obamacare - expansion of Medicaid healthcare coverage for the poor - and he has a warning for his fellow party members about the moral consequences of blocking it. "When you die and get to the meeting with St. Peter, he's probably not going to ask you much about what you did about keeping government small, but he's going to ask you what you did for the poor. President Barack Obama tried to revive his stalled climate change agenda by promising new rules to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants and other domestic actions including support for renewable energy. President Barack Obama declared the debate over climate change and its causes obsolete as he announced a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.