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Americans Want Federal Deficit Trimmed Without Medicare Cuts

(Kaiser Health News) Most Americans want quick action to reduce the deficit, but almost six in 10 oppose cutting Medicare spending to achieve that goal, according to a new poll released [Thursday].
Lawmakers should examine other alternatives, including requiring drug makers to give the government “a better deal” on medications for low-income seniors (85 percent) and making higher-income seniors pay more for coverage (59 percent), according to the survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. 
Community: How about we reduce military spending? Let’s stop spending our citizens’ blood and our nation’s treasure to protect the interests of American corporations abroad.
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