Statements about Medicare
Tim Kaine urged "$500 billion in Medicare cuts."
Under Ryan plan, "those 54 and younger would receive the same kind of healthcare options now enjoyed by members of Congress."
"The (national) debt really added up $75 trillion in 2010 and is on track to hit $99 trillion this year."
"Rep. Robert Hurt voted again today to end Medicare and raise health care costs for Virginia seniors."
"You’ve got each day 10,000 new seniors, baby boomers, becoming eligible for the entitlement programs."
Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicare plan "lines the pockets of the private insurance companies," increases costs for seniors and does not reduce the deficit.
"Mr. Hurt would re-open that darn (Medicare) doughnut hole."
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