Why Is Senator Wyden Promoting Republican Medicare 'Reform' Now?Quicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Outraged Democrats from Capitol Hill to the White House are denouncing Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) for sponsoring a new Medicare 'reform' bill with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI). The House Republican budget authored by Ryan last spring, which would have transformed Medicare into a voucher program, left him and his party on the defensive with voters. But now conservatives are crowing. And Democrats are asking why Wyden would provide 'bipartisan' cover for Ryan and the Republicans, just in time for the 2012 election?|
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