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Sabrina Siddiqui

Democratic Senate Candidate Distances Himself From Obama | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts Senate candidate Rep. Ed Markey is the latest Democrat facing an election to oppose President Barack Obama's proposed cuts...

Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Split With Obama On Controversial Reform | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The majority of Senate Democrats running for reelection in 2014, including three running in red states, have broken with President Barac...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama Budget Divides Democrats | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's budget proposal divided House Democrats on Wednesday. The budget blueprint includes a Social Security benefi...

Michael McAuliff

Pelosi, Democrats Tighten Embrace Of Social Security Cuts | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats, led by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), signaled greater willingness on Wednesday to cut Social Sec...

Obama Puts Democrats In Bind

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

By Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has put Democrats in Congress in a tough spot politically a...

Dems Revive Major Bush-Era Battle

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats are eagerly renewing their fight against privatizing Social Security now that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romn...

House Liberals Propose New Tax Hike For Rich

AP | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nervous that Social Security seems under siege from all sides, congressional liberals on Wednesday proposed raising the payroll tax that...

Democrats Hope To Turn Social Security Checks Into Winning Campaign Issue

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats are making a pre-election pitch to give Social Security recipients a one-time payment of $250, part of a larger effort to co...

Democrats Attack Republican Positions As 'Radical' On 75th Anniversary Of Social Security

Hotline On Call | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dems will recognize the 75th anniversary of Social Security this weekend by accusing the GOP of trying to take it away....

Advice for 2010: Don't Touch Social Security

Sam Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sam Gill

While there's a real policy debate to be had about which of these three programs really has a long-term spending problem, the political debate should be over before it starts: don't touch Social Security.