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August 15, 2012 3:55 pm

Obama, Romney Battle Over Medicare as Campaign Heats Up

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Washington Post – The presidential campaigns of Mitt Romney and President Obama dueled Wednesday over Medicare, potentially a key issue in swing states that both camps are targeting in the November elections.

As Obama continued a swing through Iowa on the third and final day of a bus tour, Romney’s Republican surrogates scheduled events in Dubuque and Davenport — where Obama is speaking Wednesday — to highlight what Romney said was Obama’s decision to cut “$716 billion from the Medicare trust fund to finance Obamacare.”

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