PostPartisan: Medicare

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/26/2014

For GOP, Camp’s tax plan worth revisiting

His proposal gives Republicans a chance to reform the tax code.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dave Camp, medicaid, Medicare, taxes

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/15/2013

The real world of Medicare and deficit reduction

The story that you've been hearing about Democrats reluctant to touch entitlements is pure fantasy. And the reality-based story is working better than expected.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Affordable Care Act, entitlements, Medicare

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Paul Ryan's budget has a big-picture problem

This is his big, philosophical stand. And it's seriously misleading.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  02:08 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Congress, Medicare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Paul Ryan to change Medicare for boomers over 55? Good.

Don't lecture us on fairness -- he should propose changing Medicare for those over 55.

By Stephen Stromberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  budget, Medicare, Paul Ryan

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013

5 truths about the 'fiscal cliff' deal

Why the deal isn't good for either liberals or conservatives, plus the one thing that will determine its legacy.

By James Downie  |  02:27 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, debt, fiscal cliff, John Boehner, medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, taxes

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Republicans' bizarre fiscal cliff rhetoric

Why are they demanding what the Democratic position should be on Medicare?

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:09 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Congress, fiscal cliff, health care, Medicare, Paul Ryan, Republicans, taxes

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Glenn Hubbard’s other misleading argument

Romney adviser Glenn Hubbard repeats a misleading argument about Social Security and Medicare.

By James Downie  |  02:31 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Wall Street Journal, Glenn Hubbard, Health care, CBO