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At Democratic Convention, Medicare Wins Prime-Time Prominence on Opening Night
Posted By Election 2012 On September 5, 2012 @ 9:52 am In Washington Watch | Comments Disabled
From mayors to members of Congress, and from governors to Cabinet secretaries, opening-night speakers at the Democratic National Convention pushed one of the biggest emerging issues of the 2012 presidential campaign - Medicare - into prime-time prominence.
Social Security scarcely drew a mention. Andrew Tobias, the columnist and author (and treasurer of the Democratic National Committee), called Democrats “the party of Social Security.” Medicare, on the other hand, was a recurring theme. Some of the comments:
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