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Politico: GOP seeks new Medicare message

by Lisa Mathias

Jonathan Allen writes for today’s Politico on what to do with Medicare, as the GOP prepares to release attack ads on cable tv this week. Americans face divergent views on the issue not only between Democrats and Republicans, but among Republicans themselves. The WG’s David Winston tries to help put the situation in perspective for Republicans:

Winston says the difference between this effort to rein in Medicare and past Republican attempts to do the same is that more voters are aware of the nation’s dire debt situation and that more of them understand Medicare is going broke.

“Dealing with Medicare is how we’re going to make the government solvent so that we can get the economy back on track,” he said.

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