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Senate Democrats rip GOP debt-reduction plan
Modern Healthcare

The battle lines of healthcare’s role in debt reduction clarified Tuesday as moderate Democrats in the Senate officially rejected a House Republican debt reduction plan.

On the eve of President Barack Obama introducing his own debt reduction plan, Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) introduced a resolution blasting the House Republican approach authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and introduced last week.