FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama campaigns at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. As the population gets older, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are eating up more and more of the federal budget, squeezing the ability of the government to pay for other programs. President Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Congress have held off-and-on talks about possible changes to programs since 2011, but a deal remains elusive. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama campaigns at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. As the population gets older, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are eating up more and more of the federal budget, squeezing the ability of the government to pay for other programs. President Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Congress have held off-and-on talks about possible changes to programs since 2011, but a deal remains elusive.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2012, file photo President Barack Obama campaigns at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. As the population gets older, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are eating up more and more of the federal budget, squeezing the ability of the government to pay for other programs. President Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Congress have held off-and-on talks about possible changes to programs since 2011, but a deal remains elusive. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
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