Republicans were scrambling this week to defend their proposed revamp of Medicare as part of Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) deficit-reduction plan included in the House-passed budget. Democrats, including President Barack Obama, have recently sought to leverage perceived public hostility to the Republican plan, which would create insurance “premium support” or “vouchers” for future Medicare beneficiaries, to go on the offensive.
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