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House Dems give mixed reviews to Obama Medicare plan
The Hill

House Democrats on Tuesday gave a mixed reception to a controversial Obama administration drug-pricing proposal.

Republicans have called for the plan, which would change how Medicare Part B pays for certain drugs, to be scrapped completely. Congressional Democrats are split, with some expressing serious concerns and others defending the proposal. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (N.J.), the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee, walked a fine line at a hearing on the proposal on Tuesday.