Republican budget plan http://www.kunc.org en House Passes 2013 Budget That Includes Private Option For Medicare http://www.kunc.org/post/house-passes-2013-budget-includes-private-option-medicare Voting along party lines, the House of Representatives passed a 2013 budget that was crafted by Rep. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 19:42:00 +0000 24823 at http://www.kunc.org House Passes 2013 Budget That Includes Private Option For Medicare Romney's Support For Ryan Budget Has Democrats Crying Foul http://www.kunc.org/post/romneys-support-ryan-budget-has-democrats-crying-foul The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote Thursday on what's known as the Ryan budget, the spending plan from Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., that among other things changes the structure of Medicare and rewrites the tax code. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has endorsed the plan, but some are saying his rhetoric on the campaign trail may not match up with at least one reality of the Ryan budget.<p>Romney said he supported the Ryan budget the day it was unveiled.<p>"I applaud it," he said. "It's an excellent piece of work, and very much needed."<p>Rep. Thu, 29 Mar 2012 07:46:00 +0000 Tamara Keith 24752 at http://www.kunc.org Romney's Support For Ryan Budget Has Democrats Crying Foul With 'Lie Of The Year' Controversy, Fact Checking Comes Under Scrutiny http://www.kunc.org/post/lie-year-controversy-fact-checking-comes-under-scrutiny <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGnE83A1Z4U</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 22:19:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 19591 at http://www.kunc.org With 'Lie Of The Year' Controversy, Fact Checking Comes Under Scrutiny Wyden-Ryan Medicare Plan Shakes Up Politics More Than Policy http://www.kunc.org/post/wyden-ryan-medicare-plan-shakes-politics-more-policy There's not much that's new in the <a href="http://budget.house.gov/UploadedFiles/WydenRyan.pdf">Medicare proposal</a> just unveiled by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.)<p>So why is it getting so much attention? One word. No, not plastics. Thu, 15 Dec 2011 19:12:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 19183 at http://www.kunc.org Wyden-Ryan Medicare Plan Shakes Up Politics More Than Policy Impact of Proposed Federal Medicaid Cuts http://www.kunc.org/post/impact-proposed-federal-medicaid-cuts <p>A new report finds that several proposals to cut back Medicaid, including the House Republican budget plan passed last month &ndash; would leave up to 44 million more low-income people without health insurance.&nbsp; Thu, 12 May 2011 19:37:24 +0000 Erin OToole 7941 at http://www.kunc.org Impact of Proposed Federal Medicaid Cuts