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GOP Budget Plan Slashes Health Care Spending03:35

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The budget blueprint outlined by Republican Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan gets a significant share of its savings by cutting spending on health care — specifically the Medicare program for the elderly and the Medicaid program for the poor. None of the ways it proposes to reduce spending on those programs is new.

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