Statements about Medicare

Ann McLane Kuster is "for a government takeover of health care more radical than Obamacare. And she supports a $700 billion cut to Medicare for current retirees."

Says Tammy Baldwin "voted to gut Medicare for seniors."

"President Barack Obama (is) the first president in history to cut Medicare by $700 billion."

Says Bill Nelson voted to cut $700 billion out of Medicare to pay for Obamacare.

Says Paul Ryan’s budget plan "ends Medicare."

"President Obama has worked to change Medicare for the worse" by "creating an unelected, unaccountable panel with the power to deny coverage of certain treatments."

"There's not one Democrat who endorses" the Romney-Ryan Medicare plan.

Says Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan would "eliminate the guarantee of Medicare."

Says Tammy Baldwin supports a law "in which government will take over your decisions on medicine, on doctors and on hospitals."

Says Bill Nelson "cast the deciding vote for Obamacare cutting Medicare spending by $700 billion and letting an unelected board decide what gets covered here." 

Says Paul Ryan’s budget would turn Medicare into a "voucher."

Romney’s Medicare plan was estimated to "cost the average senior about $6,000 a year."

Says Barack Obama "put in place a board that can tell people ultimately what treatments they're going to receive."

Romney "would turn Medicare into a voucher program."

"On Medicare for current retirees, he's cutting $716 billion from the program."

Says the "public option" considered in the health care law backed by U.S. Senate candidate Tammy Baldwin was "wildly unpopular."  

Brendan Doherty wants "to repeal Obamacare, increasing drug prices for seniors."

Says Illinois Democrat David Gill "would end Medicare."

Says "if we do nothing and continue to let Obamacare siphon off that $700 billion dollars off the top of it, Medicare goes away in less than 10 years -- certain accounts of it -- and it just falls apart at the seams."

Says he "will protect your guaranteed benefits" in Medicare while "Mitt Romney would take away Medicare as guaranteed benefits."

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