Senate Takes Up Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors Senate debate begins this week on ways to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare. Fifteen years ago, Congress passed such a measure, only to repeal it a year later under a storm of criticism. NPR's Julie Rovner reports for Morning Edition.
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Senate Takes Up Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors

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Senate Takes Up Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors

Senate Takes Up Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors

Senate Takes Up Prescription Drug Coverage for Seniors

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Senate debate begins this week on ways to add a prescription drug benefit to Medicare. Fifteen years ago, Congress passed such a measure, only to repeal it a year later under a storm of criticism. NPR's Julie Rovner reports for Morning Edition.

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