From Taxes to Health Care

Research Report

From Taxes to Health Care

Inconsistent Rhetoric Is Bipartisan
July 7, 2003

Abstract

In recent years, the largest budgetary decisions of Congress have been concentrated in two areas: tax cuts and expansions in health care, particularly Medicare. Given all the rhetoric that surfaced during the tax cut debate, it might be worthwhile to see how consistently these arguments have been carried forth from that bill to the new Medicare bill.

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