5,100 Strong to Protect Medicare Medicare is celebrating its 51st anniversary at the end of July. Republicans have been fighting against Medicare from the beginning. For the last 7 years, House Republicans have tried over and over again to pass their disastrous Ryan Plan to end Medicare as we know it. And for the last 7 years, Democrats have stopped them. Seniors and their families rely on Medicare. We must continue to protect it. Sign your name below to support Medicare.