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At the Democratic Convention, a Congressman Gets ‘Personal’ With Medicare and Social Security

Posted on 09/6/2012 by | Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsDemocrats had headliners like House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland bemoan the GOP approach to Social Security and Medicare. But it was Rep. John Larson of Connecticut who brought the Democratic National Convention crowd to its feet with his story of how the two programs have kept his mother cared for in her old age. She had multiple sclerosis and congestive heart failure, but Larson’s …