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Three Reasons Why The Medicare Reforms In Ryan’s New ‘Path To Prosperity’ Still Set Us On The Wrong Track

House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has released a new version of his ‘Path To Prosperity’ budget that makes significant concessions from Ryan’s original plan to privatize the Medicare program, but would still take us down a fairly bumpy road that could throw many seniors out of the car altogether. Like last year’s Ryan/Wyden reform [...]
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US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

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