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Romney misleads on $716 billion ‘cut’ to Medicare
Sacramento Bee

The deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression hit young adults ages 18 to 34 particular hard, with the highest levels of unemployment and underemployment since the government began tracking in 1948.

Yet the biggest debate on the presidential campaign trail today is about benefits for the older generation – a sign of who votes. In particular, the debate is about Medicare, the government-financed health insurance system that covers Americans age 65 or older, paying doctors and hospitals out of payroll taxes on working Americans.