The Liberal Who Worked with Paul Ryan

The Jewish Daily Forward’s Nathan Guttman profiles Ron Wydan, a Jewish Senator from Oregon, and “the only Democrat to partner last year with Ryan in an attempt to reform Medicare.” Recently, “Wyden explained that he still thought the ideas raised in his joint proposal with Ryan on Medicare would help save that program,” Guttman writes. Hadar Susskind, director of Bend the Arc, a liberal Jewish advocacy organization, criticizes the plan, saying that Wyden’s “position on this issue was out of sync with the community and with the majority of community organizations.”

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