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Medicare premiums could rise for many retirees

WASHINGTON — They may not agree on much else, but there’s a change to Medicare that President Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a little-known law so more retirees that the government considers well-off are required to pay higher monthly premiums.

It’s on the short list in the budget talks, raising $20 billion or more over 10 years.

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