The Takeaway: Mitt Romney Says ‘No Thanks’ to Medicare

The Republican presidential candidate, who turned 65 yesterday, won't be enrolling in Medicare. Instead, Romney will keep his private health insurance, an aide said.

Older Voters Tip the Scales on Super Tuesday

The lesson is clear: If you want to win a Republican primary this election season, you’d better make a persuasive case to voters 50 and older – because they’re the ones tipping the scales in favor of the winning candidate. Older voters made the difference again yesterday on Super Tuesday, as Mitt Romney appeared to take a major step forward in his bid for the GOP presidential nomination by winning primaries or caucuses in six states. Rick Santorum won three states, …