Quinnipiac Poll Finds Voters Dislike GOP Plans For Medicare, Medicaid
The Wall Street Journal's Washington Wire reports that, based on these results, Republicans have some selling to do. The Washington Post gets back to basics with a primer on Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
The Wall Street Journal Washington Wire: Voters Dislike GOP Plan To Change Medicare, Medicaid
Republicans have some selling to do. Changes to Medicare and Medicaid remain wildly unpopular and more than two-thirds of registered voters want to repeal Bush-era tax cuts for households that make more than $250,000 a year, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll (O'Connor, 5/4).
The Washington Post: A Primer On Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security
Medicare is a health insurance program managed by the U.S. government for people 65 or older and for younger people with certain disabilities. More than 47 million people are covered by Medicare. Medicaid is a joint federal-state health program for certain categories of people with lower incomes such as children, pregnant women and those with disabilities (Luckie, 5/4).