79
      Sunday
      85 / 68
      Monday
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      Tuesday
      93 / 70

      Obama: The cost of Medicare needs to be addressed

      Congress finalized a compromise on the fiscal cliff this week, but the U.S. is still on track for trillion dollar budget deficits. The future looks even bleaker as more baby boomers retire and seek retirement benefits.

      Emily Ethridge, health care policy staff writer for CQ Roll Call, discussed the role of Medicare in future budget negotiations.

      Here's her interview with Capital Insider: