Detailing Romney’s Medicare Plans
Kaiser Health News reports that the presidential hopeful's plan to overhaul Medicare would rely on the power of the marketplace to bring down costs. But, by doing so, it would fundamentally change the program. Meanwhile, in other news, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is taking her fight against illegal immigration and the health law nationwide with her JAN PAC.
Kaiser Health News: Romney's Plan Would Fundamentally Change Medicare
Mitt Romney's plan to overhaul Medicare follows a familiar Republican prescription: Use the power of the marketplace to bring down costs and improve care. Yet, such a move would fundamentally change the nature of the popular program, and treads close to a proposal that Republicans were heavily criticized for earlier this year (Carey and Werber Serafini, 11/8).
Arizona Republic: JAN PAC Is Aiming For Impact
Gov. Jan Brewer is taking her fight against illegal immigration and the new federal health care law nationwide, with the formation of a new political-action committee. Brewer, who has become an increasingly popular fixture on the GOP fundraising and speaking circuit in recent months, announced the creation of JAN PAC on her Facebook page Monday night, prior to speaking and signing copies of her new book at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (Rough, 11/9)