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Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare Plan Vs. Affordable Care Act

April 28, 2011

From The White House Blog: No Comparison Posted by Stephanie Cutter on April 27, 2011 at 05:40 PM EDT Earlier this week, Speaker John Boehner said Rep. Ryan’s plan to privatize Medicare “transforms Medicare into a plan that’s very similar to the President’s own health care bill.” This comparison is deeply flawed. Here’s why: No…

Senate Leader: S.C. Cannot Sustain Medicaid Spending

April 28, 2011

The Associated Press April 27, 2011, 8:41AM ET By JIM DAVENPORT COLUMBIA, S.C. South Carolina’s soaring Medicaid program spending is siphoning money away from other state priorities such as school buses and needs to be kept in check, Senate President Pro Tem Glenn McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell’s remarks came as the Senate opened debate on…

House Passes Plan To Phase Out Medicare, Slash Medicaid

April 15, 2011

From Talking Points Memo: Brian Beutler | April 15, 2011, 2:23PM House Republicans voted Friday in favor of a vision of the future without Medicare, with a significantly eroded Medicaid, and with lower taxes on wealthy Americans. By a vote of 235-193, they passed their budget resolution — an opening bid in a broader partisan…

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