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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas officials say the state is moving forward with implementing parts of the federal health care law after an election that provided clarity on the federal level but uncertainty in the state Legislature about the political future of the controversial legislation.

President Barack Obama’s re-election on Tuesday night came in the same election where Republicans won control of both chambers of the state Legislature partly based on opposition to his federal health care overhaul. Officials with Gov. Mike Beebe’s administration say the election at the national level provides some certainty on the future of the law as it takes effect in the state.

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