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Medicare Likely to Pass as Senate Nears Vote

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Medicare Likely to Pass as Senate Nears Vote

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Medicare Likely to Pass as Senate Nears Vote

Medicare Likely to Pass as Senate Nears Vote

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The Senate moves closer to passing the Medicare prescription drug bill, the biggest set of revisions in the program since its inception in 1965. Seventy senators vote to cut off debate on the measure, 10 more than was needed. NPR's David Welna reports.