Dems push Medicaid expansion for left-behind rural Georgia


              A medical clinic is shown on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 in Arlington, Ga. After the town's hospital closed nine years ago, the county hospital board leased the clinic to a neighboring hospital, keeping some health care available in the southwest Georgia town.  (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
            
              Downtown Arlington, Ga., is shown on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Calhoun Memorial Hospital closed in the town nine years ago reducing medical services in southwest Georgia's Calhoun County (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
            
              Pam Conner talks outside the former Calhoun Memorial Hospital in Arlington, Ga., on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Conner leads the county hospital board nine years after the hospital closed, reducing medical services in the southwest Georgia county. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
            
              Sam Robinson poses for a photo in Arlington, Ga., Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022. Robinson says he worries about his access to emergency medical care nine years after Calhoun Memorial Hospital closed in the southwest Georgia town. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
            
              Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert, Ga., shown here on Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, closed two years ago. Local officials are trying to reopen the hospital even as health care has become a prominent issue in Georgia elections. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)
Dems push Medicaid expansion for left-behind rural Georgia