Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joe Donnelly says if elected he will protect Medicare and Medicaid and accuses his opponent Richard Mourdock of being less than honest about his record.
Donnelly was marking the 47th anniversary of the creation of Medicaid and Medicare. You can hear his comments below. They run about eight minutes.
Republicans wasted no time going on the offensive. They put a release accusing Donnelly of voting to cut $500 billion from Medicare as well as supporting the medical device tax that has halted the expansion of Cook Medical from opening a manufacturing device facility in Indiana. Donnelly addresses those two points in our interview.