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Medicare problems finally arrive on center stage
USA Today

Among the results of Mitt Romney’s selection of Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate is this remarkable fact: The era of national candidates ignoring the exploding costs of Medicare for fear of the consequences appears to be ending. Rather than downplaying his controversial plan to fundamentally alter the program, which Democrats see as a political windfall, Ryan went to the nation’s largest senior citizen community in Florida this weekend to sell it.