Sen. Wyden Tries to Defend Giving Republicans Cover on Medicare

By: Tuesday March 20, 2012 9:36 am

To coincide with Paul Ryan’s release of the House Republican budget, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) put an op-ed up in the Huffington Post to defend creating the Wyden-Ryan Medicare proposal.  That proposal has allowed Ryan to claim there is “bipartisan support” for his budget proposals. Those who say they support Wyden-Ryan simply for political cover [...]

White House Comes Out Against Wyden-Ryan Plan to Worsen Medicare

By: Thursday December 15, 2011 10:56 am

The White House has rather swiftly and strongly come out against the Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Paul Ryan (R-WI) plan to make Medicare worse. From the Huffington Post: “We are concerned that Wyden-Ryan, like Congressman Ryan’s earlier proposal, would undermine, rather than strengthen, Medicare,” said White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer. “The Wyden-Ryan scheme [...]

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