Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Emanuel Cleaver is saying that the Senate Republican’s vote on the a “Leadership Budget” will end Medicare; ultimately effecting vulnerable communities during the recession.

Republicans are backtracking as voters are demonstrating a lack of support for their efforts to overhaul Medicare. Riding the wave of the 2010 election, the G.O.P has been eager to rally voters against what they deem as big government social welfare programs like Medicare.  But recent polls and town halls meeting tell a different story. […]

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Democrats picked off a heavily Republican upstate New York congressional seat Tuesday in a special election that became a referendum on Medicare and may have blunted further GOP efforts to cut popular entitlement programs as a way to close the federal deficit. Erie County Clerk Kathy Hochul defeated Republican state Assemblywoman Jane […]