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Shifting Budget Numbers and the Legislative Process

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Shifting Budget Numbers and the Legislative Process

Shifting Budget Numbers and the Legislative Process

Shifting Budget Numbers and the Legislative Process

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NPR's senior news analyst says that new projections on the cost of Medicare, much higher than previous projections, are an example of the government's willingness to exaggerate numbers to serve an ideological purpose.