(CNN) - Mitt Romney's campaign pushed its Medicare attack in a new Spanish language television ad released Wednesday.
The ad, "Yo Pagué," is a Spanish version of a spot it released last month, "Paid in," which makes the widely-criticized claim that the president cut more than $700 billion from Medicare in his health care reform.
Melbourne, Florida (CNN) - In the senior-heavy coastal city of Melbourne on Sunday, President Barack Obama, armed with a new study, continued to hammer the Republican plan to reform Medicare.
He highlighted a Harvard analysis, conducted by a former Obama adviser, that found seniors would pay more under the "Romney-Ryan plan," compared to his plan, which he said will strengthen the entitlement program.
(CNN) - More than one speaker at the Democratic National Convention alleged this week that a Mitt Romney presidency would spell financial ruin for Medicare in four years.
The claim stems from earlier projections, made before the Democrats' health care reform law was passed in 2010, that Medicare's hospital insurance trust fund would be insolvent before the end of this decade.FULL STORY
(CNN) – A television advertisement released by Mitt Romney's presidential campaign on the eve of the GOP convention is the fifth in the past two weeks focused on Medicare, the health care entitlement program for seniors.
President Barack Obama and Romney have sparred over their plans for the program in a series of ads - primarily from the Republican challenger - and on the campaign trail.
(CNN) - John Sununu, a high-profile surrogate for Mitt Romney, on Wednesday stood by the criticism of President Barack Obama in Romney campaign television advertisements that make a claim CNN and others have found to be false.
"But on July 12th, President Obama quietly announced a plan to gut welfare reform by dropping work requirements," said one ad, using language similar to a spot released Wednesday morning. "Under Obama's plan, you wouldn't have to work and wouldn't have to train for a job. They just send you your welfare check."
(CNN)- Mitt Romney's campaign continued its Medicare blitz against President Barack Obama in a new television ad Wednesday, targeting the president over his sweeping health care reform law.
The 30-second spot, "Nothing's Free," blasts the health care law as legislation that would financially harm middle class Americans.
(CNN) - With Medicare taking front and center in the presidential race in recent days, a new Pew Research Center poll released Tuesday indicates that GOP proposals to privatize the system remain unpopular among the general public.
According to the survey, 72% of American adults have heard either a lot or a little about a voucher-like program that would give seniors credit to purchase their own health care coverage–a proposal similar to that pushed by Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman and now-running mate for Mitt Romney.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama on Friday released a new television advertisement on Medicare which serves as a rebuttal to a sharp ad his Republican challenger introduced on Tuesday.
The Obama campaign ad issues direct counterpoints to the two issues raised in Mitt Romney's earlier ad – first, that Obama's health care reform has cut billions from Medicare and, second, that the plans supported by the Romney ticket would "strengthen (Medicare) for the next generation."
(CNN) – It's back to the drawing board for the presidential campaigns.
Both sides took to whiteboards Thursday to explain their competing theories over how certain budget proposals affect Medicare - the popular entitlement program for seniors.
Warren, Ohio (CNN) - Saturday Paul Ryan will bring out his designated hitter on Medicare: Mom.
Defending his reform proposals in a Sunday interview, the newly minted VP candidate noted the concerns seniors may have about change to the government program by saying his own mother is on Medicare and lives in the battleground state of Florida.