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Maurice Clarett's New Cause: Medicaid Expansion


In 2002 freshman phenom Maurice Clarett led Ohio State to national victory and a 14-0 season, but the star running back soon fell from grace amid criminal charges and served a prison sentence. Clarett joins us this hour to discuss, his changed life, his struggles with mental illness and why he's pushing hard for Medicaid expansion.


  • Maurice Clarett, former OSU running back
  • Karen Kasler, Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
  • Terry Russell, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness-Ohio