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Democratic Senator Kent Conrad Says Raising Medicare Age, Cutting Benefits Is ‘Balanced And Fair’ [View all]

It's these guys that are going to join with Republicans to box Obama into a bad deal.

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In an interview with the Washington Post’s Suzy Khimm, North Dakota Democratic Senator Kent Conrad said that it would be “fair and balanced” to raise the Medicare age, which would require a huge cut in benefits to American seniors:

KHIMM: Obama has already suggested raising the retirement age for Medicare. Should that be the starting point for thinking about entitlement savings?

I wouldn’t want that to be the starting point, but as part of an overall package, that’s balanced and fair.

Read more: http://boldprogressives.org/democratic-senator-kent-conrad-says-raising-medicare-age-cutting-benefits-is-balanced-and-fair/

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