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"Her rescuer is not a relative, nor a neighbor. He's never met her. Abdullah Khader Feehan is just 17 - he knew he had to save the woman, or die trying."
"Perhaps you would not feel it so much over the next year or two but over the long-term is when it's really going to hurt."
"We're going to be seeing millions upon millions of people who have insurance through this Affordable Care Act and will be in need of doctors."
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(CNN) – As Congress and the White House fight over every billion in revenue and spending cuts, there is some $200 billion in savings on the table that many economists insist is a no-brainer.
The idea is to simply change how the US calculates inflation from the current Consumer Price Index measures to one that is arguably more accurate, the chained CPI.
Over a decade, the change could save the government billions in spending tied to inflation, notably cost of living adjustments for federal retirees and Social Security recipients.