CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
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(Tampa: Dean Reynolds) The views of President Obama and presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Medicare compared; details given about Obama’s Affordable Care Act that offers little change for traditional Medicare patients and Romney’s plan to offer people under 55 the option to buy private insurance from the government. [Cancer survivor Linda SCHULTE- wonders about the affordability of the voucher program; worries about the economy under the current administration.] [OBAMA – says his plan extended the life of Medicare by a decade.] [ROMNEY – says there will be greater competition between the government and private plans.]
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