Members of Congress are home on recess this week, where they're facing – or not, as the case may be — angry constituents. Many are concerned that the health insurance on which their families depend will disappear before Republicans muster even the pretense of an alternative.

It's a sensible concern. And Republicans could put it to rest. Millions of Americans, including many who voted Republican in November, don't want to lose their insurance coverage. Governors, including Republicans such as Michigan's Rick Snyder and Ohio's John Kasich, don't want to forfeit the gains that their states have made under the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion.

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