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Obama Medicare Cuts

Sam Stein

The Cycle Of 'Mediscare' Will Not, Cannot, Be Broken

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In May 2011, a group of freshmen House Republicans wrote a letter to the White House calling for a serious, sober conversation on entitl...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Calms House Democratic Concerns Over Entitlement Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama assured House Democrats Thursday he won't slash Social Security and Medicare, moments after he reaffirmed his com...

Eric Cantor Makes Big Flub

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) couldn't address why vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) attacked a $716 billion Medicare redu...

Sam Stein

Obama Debt Reduction Plan Calms Democrats' Concerns On And Off Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's broad new debt reduction proposal has, at least momentarily, managed to placate a community of progressive acti...

Michael McAuliff

President Obama Targets Providers, Then Beneficiaries For Medicare Savings

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama wants to extract $320 billion in savings from the health care system in his push to trim the deficit, starting with cutt...

Sam Stein

Obama Will Veto 'Super Congress' Plan That Cuts Medicare Without Raising Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will veto a comprehensive deficit reduction package if it includes cuts to entitlement program benefits but no ta...

Zach Carter

Obama Pushes Medicare Cuts In Jobs Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his jobs speech before Congress Thursday night, President Barack Obama appeared to call on congressional Democrats to cut Medicare, a...

Raising the Medicare Age: 8 Reasons Why It's the Worst Presidential "Bargain" Since 1854

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Capital's misplaced focus on austerity has led to plenty of bad ideas, but one of the worst is raising the Medicare retirement age to 67. It may be the most destructive deal to come out of Washington since the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854.

Progressives Protesting Obama Over Medicare, Social Security Cuts

Posted 09.13.2011 | Chicago

A progressive activist group is preparing to protest at President Obama's Chicago campaign headquarters, demanding that he refuse to cut what they vie...

Despite Differences, Obama, GOP Eye Medicare Limit

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Unlikely as it may seem, President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress actually share some common ground on the need to curb M...

Obama Paints Rising Republican Star As GOP Face For 2012

McClatchy | Steven Thomma | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

Eager to start campaigning for re-election next year, President Barack Obama isn't waiting for the Republican Party to nominate a rival. He's running ...

Obama Administration Looks To Ease Pain Of Medicare Cuts

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Millions of seniors in popular private insurance plans offered through Medicare will be getting a reprieve from some of the most co...

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Warns Seniors: McCain Will Gut Medicare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keeping attention on pocket-book issues, Barack Obama's campaign put out an ad on Friday accusing John McCain of wanting to tax health care benefits a...