It’s highly unusual in a presidential debate for two Republican candidates — the two leading in current national polls — to heap praise on a liberal Democratic senator.
But in the Fox News debate in Sioux City, Iowa, Thursday night, both Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney had very good words to say for Oregon Democratic senator Ron Wyden.
The subject was the Medicare-reform plan put forward in a Wall Street Journal opinion article that morning by Wyden and House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan.
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