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Reader's view: Supporters misrepresent Cravaack’s Medicare record

Published 07/20/2012, Duluth News Tribune

While driving to work the other day, I was surprised see a billboard thanking U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack for “protecting Medicare.” This surprised me greatly since, in point of fact, Congressman Cravaack voted not just once but twice for the Republican plan to abolish the guaranteed Medicare benefit and to replace it with a voucher program that would require seniors to purchase private health insurance on the open market.

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