Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 10:19 pm
Health care in general — and Medicare, in particular — have been big parts of this year's presidential campaign.
But over the last couple of weeks, Republican Mitt Romney has been making a new claim that doesn't quite clear the accuracy bar.
It has to do with $716 billion in Medicare reductions over 10 years included in the federal health law, the Affordable Care Act. And it's become a standard part of Romney's stump speech.