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GOP tees up Medicare manifesto

Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2009
The Republican Party issued a new salvo in the health debate with a seniors' healthcare "bill of rights" that opposes any moves to trim Medicare spending or limit end-of-life care to seniors. Intended as a political shot at President Barack Obama, the Republican National Committee manifesto marks a turnaround for a party that had once fought to trim the health program for the elderly and disabled, which last year cost taxpayers more than $330 billion.