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The Truth about Budget Cuts

By Ron Pollack,


In order to address the budget crisis, some congressional Republicans suggest cutting health care programs like Medicare and Medicaid instead of asking wealthy corporations and the richest 1 percent of Americans to pay their fair share.

But cutting Medicare and Medicaid not only hurts seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income families who need health care, it also negatively affects the economy.

Find out more about the true costs of cutting health care programs.