A Complex Role for Medicare in the Standoff in Washington

WASHINGTON — In some ways, the partisan standoff over looming budget cuts resembles earlier links in the chain of fiscal battles that began two years ago.

But the politics of one core dispute between Democrats and Republicans — what to do about Medicare — are changing. And some of those changes complicate President Obama’s agenda, even as he continues to flex his postelection muscle.

Read the full story: http://nyti.ms/125N5Ag

Source: The New York Times