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Dems, GOP bring Medicare debate to Tampa
Modern Healthcare

Hours before Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) scheduled remarks at the Republican National Convention, Republicans and Democrats in Tampa, Fla., promoted their respective messages on Medicare, a top issue in this presidential campaign since the Wisconsin Republican became Mitt Romney’s running mate.

Together, the Democratic National Committee and the Obama for America campaign hosted a news conference featuring Democratic lawmakers and citizens, including Florida resident Carole Nenninger, who spoke about how the Medicare program helped her manage soaring medical bills since her husband was diagnosed with cancer five years ago.