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Obama Offers To Break 2008 Pledge

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics

The issue: As the population gets older, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are eating up more and more of the federal budget, squeezing the abil...

How Will Obama's Second Term Affect You?

Next Avenue | Posted 11.11.2012 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Bob Rosenblatt Now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, many older voters are wondering what the effect ...

Obama Faces Democratic Opposition To Social Security Cuts

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is eager to seek a bipartisan solution to ensure the long-term solvency of Social Security, people who have spoken with him say, but h...

Obama's Social Security Plan Vague On Details

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama's bid to place a new Social Security tax on very high incomes is either a bold or foolhardy plan, depending on who cri...

John McCain Denies Social Security Comments

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain tried to deny past comments on Social Security reform yesterday, a move which has exposed him to criticism from his rival as well as obscu...

NYT's Krugman Blasts Obama Again Over Social Security "Crisis-Mongering"

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The great Social Security debate of 2005 was a seminal moment for American progressives. Conventional fiscal wisdom in the Beltway was that the aging ...