POLITICS
04/12/2011 11:15 am ET | Updated Jun 12, 2011

Newt Gingrich: Medicare Reform 'A Dangerous Political Exercise'

Newt Gingrich, a former House speaker exploring a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, said proposing a major overhaul of entitlement programs was not as politically fraught as it might have been a decade ago. But he said Republicans must be vigilant in defending their actions and mindful that Democrats were poised to attack.

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