Marco Rubio embraces Paul Ryan's Medicare overhaul

May 13, 2014 7:29 PM

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., aligned himself with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., on the need to fundamentally revamp the Medicare system for future retirees in a policy address delivered Tuesday in Washington.

Rubio has previously offered support for Ryan’s proposal to transition the entitlement program from a guaranteed benefit to a “premium support” system where seniors are given federal vouchers to purchase insurance on the private market, but his speech offered his clearest policy prescriptives yet on...

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