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October 8, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From the tone of this year's political campaign, Medicare would seem to be the last thing that the newly elected president and Congress would want to mess with next year. Republicans, hammered mercilessly by Democrats last year when they proposed trimming Medicare's projected growth, are trying to say as little as possible about the issue. Democrats, undeterred, are still bashing them, charging that GOP leaders aim to cripple the program.
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October 8, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
From the tone of this year's political campaign, Medicare would seem to be the last thing that the newly elected president and Congress would want to mess with next year. Republicans, hammered mercilessly by Democrats last year when they proposed trimming Medicare's projected growth, are trying to say as little as possible about the issue. Democrats, undeterred, are still bashing them, charging that GOP leaders aim to cripple the program.
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June 6, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Medicare's hospital trust fund is operating in the red for the first time since the program was created in 1965, and the surplus that took a generation to build could be exhausted in five years, the system's trustees reported Wednesday. Reacting to the grim news, President Clinton and Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.), maneuvering on a sensitive election year issue, invited each other Wednesday to forge a bipartisan deal to rescue the financially ailing program.
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June 6, 1996 | ROBERT A. ROSENBLATT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Medicare's hospital trust fund is operating in the red for the first time since the program was created in 1965, and the surplus that took a generation to build could be exhausted in five years, the system's trustees reported Wednesday. Reacting to the grim news, President Clinton and Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.), maneuvering on a sensitive election year issue, invited each other Wednesday to forge a bipartisan deal to rescue the financially ailing program.
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