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GOP Medicare plan borrows from and repeals Obama’s
San Francisco Chronicle

House Republicans say their new budget would repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. But it would also put future retirees in a version of Medicare that resembles one of the main features of Obama’s law. Like Obama, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the top GOP budget writer, is borrowing the idea of insurance exchanges from Mitt Romney’s Massachusetts health care law. They’re competitive new marketplaces where consumers can shop for a policy.