Romney and Ryan Risk Losing Florida, Iowa and Pennsylvania Over Medicare

August 16, 2012 AT 10:34 AM
Mitt Romney choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate made Medicare the issue of the campaign because Ryan's budget plans turn the program into a voucher system for future retirees. That's made swing state senior-rich Florida a prime battleground for the Mediscare battle -- but Iowa and Pennsylvania have almost as many older voters. No wonder Ryan is finally talking about it.