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Bush Endorses Medicare Drug Benefit Bill

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Bush Endorses Medicare Drug Benefit Bill

Bush Endorses Medicare Drug Benefit Bill

Bush Endorses Medicare Drug Benefit Bill

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In Washington, the pace is picking up on legislation to add a prescription drug benefit to the Medicare program. On Thursday President Bush officially endorsed a bipartisan bill currently under debate in the Senate. And a House committee is trying to finish work on its own bill. NPR's Julie Rovner talks with Robert Siegel about the story.