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Can’t raise taxes? Hike Medicare premiums instead
San Francisco Chronicle

Republicans may have found a way to squeeze more money out of well-to-do Americans without raising their taxes. A year-end economic package approved by the House on Tuesday prescribes a Medicare premium increase for “high-income” beneficiaries. Although the bill faces a veto threat from the White House, that specific provision may turn out to have staying power.

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