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Obama Says No Social Security Checks If Debt Ceiling Reached

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that while it's bad members of Congress have allowed a government shutdown, it would be worse if th...

Washington's War on America

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

While most of the media elite has focused on whether our political leaders can achieve a bipartisan deal on the debt, the rest of the world has taken note of how dysfunctional our democratic institutions have become.

Social Security Reform Is the Key to the Debt Ceiling Debate

Robert Pozen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Politics
Robert Pozen

Congress should combine a generous Savers Credit with a progressive plan to eliminate the long-term deficit of Social Security. This may be the most politically feasible way to make a big dent in the long-term federal deficit.

Obama: Social Security Checks May Not Go Out On August 3

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama told CBS News' Scott Pelley Tuesday that he cannot guarantee that Social Security checks will go out as planned if Democrats an...