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Ryan will make Medicare key issue in campaign
Modern Healthcare

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s choice of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his running mate sent a clear signal that Medicare will be a major issue in this presidential election, and President Barack Obama’s remarks Sunday indicate he got the message. Ryan, the 42-year-old chairman of the powerful House Budget Committee, is the chief architect of a budget plan that made headlines in 2011 and 2012 for proposing a massive overhaul to the Medicare program.