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DC Decoder s Presidential debate 101: Is Romney right about $716 billion in Medicare cuts?

In Wednesday's presidential debate, the GOP's Mitt Romney cited ill effects from $716 billion in cuts to Medicare contained in Obama's health-care reform law. Here's a look at what fact-checkers say.

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Medicare has been a hot topic this campaign cycle, and it came up again during Wednesday’s debate between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

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