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Bachmann: Raising Medicare Eligibility Age Should Be ‘In The Mix’

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Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly pressured GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on how she would lower health care spending during an interview last night and ultimately forced her to admit that she would likely support raising the Medicare eligibility age. President Obama had agreed to a gradual age increase as part of a larger debt ceiling deal last month, which some progressive health advocates have described as “the single worst idea for Medicare reform.” Watch the somewhat uncomfortable exchange: