The Political Implications Of The Wyden-Ryan Plan
Politico: Ron Wyden Gives GOP Cover On Medicare Reform
Republicans believe they have a 6-and-a-half-foot shield to fend off attacks that they want to end Medicare. And his name is Sen. Ron Wyden. To the thrill of Washington wonks and the irritation of fellow Democrats, the lanky Oregonian has been collaborating with the man Democrats hoped to use as an election year battering ram: Rep. Paul Ryan (Allen and Raju, 1/26).