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Senate GOP shies from fight over Medicare

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats are warning that Speaker Paul Ryan and President-elect Donald Trump are gunning for Medicare — and they are rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of an epic political battle over the government's flagship health program that covers 57 million Americns.

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