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Congress / Medicare Legislation / American Medical Association Endorsement #602847

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 11, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) Agreement by the American Medical Association to support the Republican plan to reform Medicare and the approval of the House Ways and Means Committee's vote announced. [Representative Bill ARCHER - claims that the Republicans have "saved" Medicare.] [Representative John LEWIS - comments.] [National Council of Senior Citizens Theresa McKENNA - states that no one is allowed to ask questions.] The Republicans' deal with the doctors not to cut their fees to get the AMA's endorsement outlined. [Representative Gerald KLECZKA - tells how seniors will pay for the gift given to doctors by Representative Newt Gingrich.] [GINGRICH - recriminates.] The American Medical Association stated as one of the nations biggest political contributors and their heavy contributions to Republicans listed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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