Medicare and Debt Ceiling

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held a press conference in the Capitol Visitor Center ahead of the 46th anniversary of Medicare becoming… read more

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held a press conference in the Capitol Visitor Center ahead of the 46th anniversary of Medicare becoming law. Seniors Task Force co-chairs Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Doris Matsui (D-CA) were among the other speakers, and they spoke about the importance of protecting and strengthening Medicare in relation to the debt reduction negotiations. Medicare recipients Brenda Kelley-Nellum and Sam Burnett talked about the positive impact of the program on their lives. close

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Program ID:
300749-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 27, 2011
Last Aired:
Jul 28, 2011

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  • Jul 27, 2011 | 1:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 27, 2011 | 10:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 28, 2011 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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