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Social Security at 80: Expanded But Still Missing the Keystone

Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg | Posted 08.13.2016 | Politics
Gertrude Schaffner Goldberg

Eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, famously declaring: "If the Senate and House of Representatives had done nothing more... than pass this Bill, the session would be regarded as historic for all time."

Happy Birthday, Social Security!

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

Happy birthday, Social Security! You entered this world 78 years ago, when President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. Since t...

Obama, FDR, and the Politics of Health Care Reform

Jerome Karabel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerome Karabel

Obama's ability to rise to the challenge will not only determine the fate of the health care system, but whether he will join the ranks of a handful of presidents who increased the security of the American people.