Obama and McCain bring health-care fight to traditionally Republican-leaning states

ROANOKE, Va. — Democrat Barack Obama on Friday sought to undercut Republican John McCain’s support among older voters, warning that McCain wants to cut Medicare to pay for other plans.

McCain, whose aides said Obama was distorting facts to scare seniors, called Obama’s tax plans “welfare” and argued that policies the Democrat is promoting as middle-class are more akin to socialism.

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