Just how powerful is Medicare as a political weapon? So powerful that for the past two election cycles it’s been a favorite cudgel for both Republicans and Democrats. And the election of Democrat Kathy Hochul to fill a traditionally GOP seat in upstate New York in May is just the latest demonstration.
Democrats revive Medicare as political weapon
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