Representative McDermott (D-WA) on Medicare and Health Care from C-SPAN Video Library Programs Recently Aired by firstname.lastname@example.org (National Cable Satellite Corporation) Representative Jim McDermott (D-WA) talked about the differences between congressional Democrat and Republican positions on Medicare spending. He also discussed upcoming federal budget battles and sequestration as well as what was next for the health care law, the Affordable Care Act. Regarding Medicare and Social Security spending, he said that Republicans should "admit that it's not a spending problem. It's a revenue problem." He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Nancy Calo read news headlines from C-SPAN Radio at the end of the program.