Senate rejects House budget including Medicare overhaul

The Senate has rejected the House budget plan that included a provision to restructure the Medicare system starting in 2022, reports CNN. The plan, authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), was rejected in a 40-57 vote, mostly along party lines. The plan's failure acknowledged the lack of support among seniors enrolled in the government-run health insurance program. Article

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