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On Medicare’s Anniversary, Seniors Feeling Tierney’s Cut
NRCC | July 30, 2014

Medicare Cuts Funded The Disaster That Is ObamaCare

WASHINGTON – Today is the 49th anniversary of Medicare, but seniors will have a hard time celebrating in light of the massive cuts John Tierney and his Washington allies have made to this vital program in order to pay for ObamaCare.

In total,ObamaCare cuts more than $700 billion from Medicare and $156 billion from Medicare Advantage which hurts seniors in districts across the country. It is clear, John Tierney’s support of the President’s costly and flawed health care law will be the demise of his campaign this midterm election.

“John Tierney and his Democrat allies are waging a war on seniors,” said NRCC Communications Director Andrea Bozek. “Tierney’s support of ObamaCare over Medicare will force seniors to lose critical benefits, pay higher premiums and find new doctors.”

FYI, a similar version of this release below went out to the following districts: Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-01), Ron Barber (AZ-02), Kyrsten Sinema (AZ-09), John Garamendi (CA-03), Ami Bera (CA-07), Julia Brownley (CA-26), Raul Ruiz (CA-36), Scott Peters (CA-52), Jim Himes (CT-04), Elizabeth Esty (CT-05), Alan Grayson (FL-09), Patrick Murphy (FL-18), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fl-23), Joe Garcia (FL-26), John Barrow (GA-12), Brad Schneider (IL-10), Bill Foster (IL-11), Bill Enyart (IL-12), Cheri Bustos (IL-17), Dave Loebsack (IA-02), Bill Keating (MA-09), Tim Walz (MN-01), Collin Peterson (MN-07), Rick Nolan (MN-08), Steven Horsford (NV-04), Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01), Annie Kuster (NH-02), Tim Bishop (NY-01), Steve Israel (NY-03), Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18), Dan Maffei (NY-24), Pete Gallego (TX-23), Suzan DelBene (WA-01) and Nick Rahall (WV-03).

Medicare turns forty-nine years old.

(“Happy Birthday, Medicare!,” Manchester City Library, 7/27/14)

ObamaCare cuts Medicare by more than $700 Billion. 

(Congressional Budget Office, 7/24/12)

Seniors to face new challenges as Medicare Advantage cuts loom.

(Dan Conston, “AAN Releases Study Examining Medicare Advantage Cuts Per Congressional District,” American Action Network, 7/21/14)

House Democrats oppose fully repealing ObamaCare and the billions of dollars in cuts to Medicare.

(H.R.45, Roll Call #154, 5/16/2013)

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