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House Republicans’ Medicare Plan on Hold in Debt-Limit Talks
San Francisco Chronicle

House Republican leaders said they would place on hold a plan to privatize Medicare health coverage for the elderly because of political obstacles and concentrate on finding common ground with President Barack Obama on spending cuts.

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, a Virginia Republican, told reporters in the Capitol today that “the reality is this president has excoriated” the proposal.

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