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WSJ: No Retreat on Medicare

by Lisa Mathias

In today’s Wall Street Journal, Naftali Bendavid and Janet Hook write about the recent congressional election in New York’s 26th district, in which Democrat Kathy Hochul won the traditionally Republican seat. The upset for Republicans has had many speculating how Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan might have affected Republican Jane Corwin’s chances, but David Winston says that isn’t the only issue that everyone on either side of the political spectrum should focus on:

“The Democrats want to cherry-pick issues and make it just about Medicare, whereas the challenge for Republicans is to broaden it to make it about economy, jobs and making government solvent, and Medicare is part of that,” Mr. Winston said.

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