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Democrats Look to Revive Medicare Issue

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Democrats Look to Revive Medicare Issue

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Democrats Look to Revive Medicare Issue

Democrats Look to Revive Medicare Issue

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Republicans hoped that the Medicare law signed by President Bush last month would take the issue off the table for this year's elections. But many seniors say the bill's prescription drug benefits fell short of expectations. Democrats see political advantage in reviving the health care debate — an issue they've dominated for years. Hear NPR's Julie Rovner.