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President Bush acknowledged applause during a signing ceremony of the Medicare bill at Constitution Hall in Washington in December 2003.
President Bush acknowledged applause during a signing ceremony of the Medicare bill at Constitution Hall in Washington in December 2003. (Getty Images File Photo) Getty Images File Photo
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Medicare bill a study in D.C. spoils system

By Christopher Rowland
Globe Staff / October 5, 2004

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