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How Thompson, Baldwin differ on medicare

CREATED Oct. 24, 2012

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  • MILWAUKEE - The final race to fill outgoing Democratic Senator Herb Kohl's seat is now underway.

    Madison Democratic Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin and former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson, a Republican, are starting their campaigns Wednesday for November's general election.

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Tommy Thompson is open to raising the age at which people receive Medicare and offering less of a benefit to those who have more money, introducing another stark distinction between the candidates in Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race.