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Comparing administrative costs for private insurance and ...

"Private insurance companies in this country spend between 12 and 18 percent on administration costs. The cost of administering the Medicare program, a very popular program that works well for our seniors, is 2 percent. We can save approximately $500 billion a year just in administration costs."

-- Bernie Sanders on Sunday, September 17th, 2017 in an interview

Comparing administrative costs for...

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Obamacare law was ‘funded’ and expected to save billions ...

Medicare Part D "was far more expensive than the Affordable Care Act and unlike" the act, "was never budgeted."

-- Facebook posts on Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 in an image shared on Facebook

Obamacare law was 'funded' and expected to save billions; not so for Medicare Part D

By Sue Owen on Monday, November 18th, 2013 at 3:18 p.m.

This item with wording that's identical to an Andrew Sullivan tweet...

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Trump-O-Meter: Make no cuts to Medicare | PolitiFact


Make no cuts to Medicare


No cuts to Medicare enacted yet

By Louis Jacobson on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 10:52 a.m.

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump pledged that he wouldn't cut Medicare, the federal health-care program that mainly serves...

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Ryan's plan includes $700 billion in Medicare "cuts," says ...

Says Paul Ryan's budget relies on the same $700 billion in savings from Medicare that Mitt Romney and other Republicans have been attacking Democrats about.

-- Stephanie Cutter on Sunday, August 12th, 2012 in an interview on "Face the Nation"

Ryan's plan includes $700 billion in Medicare "cuts," says Stephanie Cutter

By Angie Drobnic Holan on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 11:01 a.m.


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Rick Scott 'oversaw the largest Medicare fraud' in U.S ...

Rick Scott 'oversaw the largest Medicare fraud' in U.S. history, Florida Democratic Party says

By Amy Sherman on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 4:38 p.m.

First, Gov. Rick Scott scared the bejesus out of seniors with an online ad claiming that Medicare rate cuts would lead them to lose access to their doctors, hospitals and preventive care.

Then, the Florida Democratic Party fired back at Scott,...

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On average, 20 to 25 cents of every $1 spent on four ...

-- Ron Johnson on Friday, January 10th, 2014 in a speech

On average, 20 to 25 cents of every $1 spent on four government assistance programs is lost to fraud, Sen. Ron Johnson says

By Tom Kertscher on Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 5:00 a.m.

Once a month, the Waukesha...

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Tom DeLay says most illegal immigrants draw 'welfare ...

Says most illegal immigrants draw "welfare benefits, they're sending their kids to school, they're using the public services."

-- Tom DeLay on Thursday, September 1st, 2016 in an interview on MSNBC

Tom DeLay says most illegal immigrants draw 'welfare benefits,' send children to public schools

By Dylan Baddour on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.

Tom DeLay of Texas made his claim about...

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