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Navigating the Romney-Ryan-Obama Medicare Bedlam

Mitt Romney accuses U.S. President Barack Obama of robbing Medicare of more than $700 billion. Obama claims the Republican presidential candidate would end Medicare as we know it. If you find this debate confusing, it’s no wonder.

In the spirit of not adding more spin and demagoguery to the bedlam, here are some important facts to keep in mind: