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Column: How deficit committee should tackle Medicare
USA Today

With a divided Congress and a presidential election swiftly approaching, any hope for bipartisan solutions in Washington may seem far-fetched, but I believe the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction may be the last best chance this Congress has to do something meaningful to put our country back on a path to fiscal sanity and long-term growth. And we can’t afford to wait until after the next election to act.