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GOP concedes Medicare vouchers unlikely to advance

WASHINGTON — The GOP plan to replace Medicare with vouchers probably will have to wait, party leaders acknowledged Thursday as lawmakers and the White House bowed to political realities in pursuing a deal to allow more government borrowing in exchange ...

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Obama pivots, eyes Medicare changes, tax increases

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, two years into a presidency that increased spending to prime a weak economy, is turning his attention to the nation’s crushing debt and trying to counter a Republican anti-deficit plan with a framework of his ...

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