John Barrette

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October 4, 2012
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Carson area partisans see wide divergence on debate

Carson City area partisans saw Wednesday evening's presidential debate through different eyes and had quite divergent reactions, particularly over Medicare and Obamacare.

When Mitt Romney, the GOP challenger, said it is "time for a new path" the GOP faithful at Romney headquarters on California Street in Carson City cheered.

When President Obama said five weeks before the election Romney seems to be bailing on his tax plan favoring the rich with a belated "never mind," Democrats at the AFSCME union offices laughed and applauded.

But it was Medicare and Obamacare that got the troops going, as much as anything, both …

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