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Steele: Don't Raid Medicare To Fund Health Changes

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele
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Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele

Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele opposes a government-run health care system, as do most members of his party. While most health care overhaul proposals assume big savings by reworking Medicare, Steele tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that Medicare needs to be protected and not cut in the name of health insurance reform.

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