Wednesday, June 15, 2011

GOP Plan To End Medicare As We Know It Too Extreme For Sarah Steelman?

It sounds that way! Fired Up Missouri reports that she has now endorsed what her campaign adviser described as the "Obama/Reid plan."
According to Steelman, the budget legislation with the Medicare changes put forward by Reps. Paul Ryan and Todd Akin includes the "cuts" to Medicare Advantage that Republicans campaign against in 2010, and "I don't like the idea of vouchers that don't keep up with the skyrocketing costs of health insurance."
Steelman certainly tries to frame it as an attack on McCaskill, but it sure sounds like she's basically undermining a key Republican proposal.

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