Health care and Medicare are two of the most important issues to voters in three battleground states—and voters trust that President Obama is the man to handle those issues over Mitt Romney.

Voters in Florida, Wisconsin and Ohio say the economy, health care and Medicare are "extremely important" in regard to how they'll cast their votes this November, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll.

Medicare has earned a place back in the spotlight after Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, who is known for his proposals to overhaul Medicare.

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