Statements about Medicare

Says Mitch McConnell voted to raise Medicare costs for a current Kentucky senior by $6,000.

Says Alison Lundergan Grimes "supports Obamacare, which cuts $700 billion from seniors’ Medicare."

Says Tom Cotton’s vote in Congress to change Medicare "will increase out-of-pocket expenses for every senior in Arkansas."

Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."

Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "supports a plan that would end Medicare as we know it."

Says Tom Cotton "voted to turn Medicare into a voucher system."

Says Mark Pryor "cut Medicare to pay for Obamacare."

"Things went wrong with the Medicare prescription D plan that George Bush rolled out."

"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."

"Nearly 70 percent of all federal spending will go towards Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid" in fiscal year 2014.

"Worldwide credit card transactions, the credit card fraud rate is 0.04 percent, compared to almost 8 percent, 9 percent, 10 percent of Medicare fraud."

Says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurance companies "they couldn't inform their policyholders of what they thought the impact of Obamacare would be on them."

Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys."

"Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of (Medicare’s) health care costs."

Says Mitt Romney "was director of a company that stole millions from Medicare."

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

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

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."

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