December 31, 2013
Ralph Hudgens, Georgia insurance commissioner, shown in this file photo taken during an appearance in Albany, caught flak for his comments that he was obstructing the Affordable Care Act in Georgia and that pre-existing conditions were like a driver being at fault in a wreck in which he was injured. (Albany Herald file photo)
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