Carney: Obama says no to raising Medicare age

02/11/2013 | Reuters · Hill, The · Washington Post, The

President Barack Obama won't support raising the Medicare eligibility age as a way to lower the deficit, White House press secretary Jay Carney said. "The president's made clear that we don't believe that that's the right policy to take," Carney said. However, Obama remains open to proposed changes to the calculation of Social Security benefits, Carney said.

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