GOP leaders are not sold on Ryan's trumpeted Medicare plan

The Republican Party has rallied around Paul Ryan's proposal to overhaul the Medicare system in its proposed budget, on the campaign trail and in the party's 2012 platform approved Tuesday, but top House and Senate leaders will not commit to enacting the proposal if the GOP takes control of Congress and the White House next year. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, declined to say whether Republicans would have a mandate from voters to enact the Ryan proposal if Mitt Romney defeats...Full Story
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