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Medicare and Congress

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Medicare and Congress

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Medicare and Congress

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NPR's Julie Rovner reports on new legal hurdles to efforts to provide seniors with easier access to prescription drugs. A federal judge issued a temporary injunction blocking Bush's proposal to give all seniors a prescription drug discount card. The ruling was denounced by the White House, which now must find a new way to address one of the biggest issues in last year's presidential campaign. The injunction comes as Congress begins debating Medicare reform.