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House Republicans Want Budget Cuts For Seniors, But Not For Insurance Companies

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Thursday attacked President Barack Obama after word from the White House that his fiscal 2015 budget drops proposed...

Not Everyone In The GOP Wants To Cut Social Security

The Huffington Post | Danielle Schlanger | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

While the House GOP and conservative Democrats have been calling for Social Security spending to be reined in, a subset of Republicans has acknowledge...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Does Debate Cleanup On Social Security Answer

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign played a bit of debate cleanup on Friday night with a blog post clarifying that there are, indeed, differences betwee...

Sam Stein

Democrats Left Confused By Obama's Social Security Debate Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of all the moments that left Democrats scratching their collective head following President Barack Obama's debate performance Wednesday ...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney, In His Book: 'American People Have Been.. Defrauded Out Of Their Social Security' [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's charge that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's views on Social Security are not only out of the conservative mainstream but make him ...

'Stealth Change' To Social Security On The Table In Debt Ceiling Talks

Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

Last week, President Barack Obama insisted that nothing could be off limits in talks to raise the nation's debt ceiling. The president was mostly ...

Republicans Call To Privatize Social Security

The Hill | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics

House Republicans on Friday introduced legislation that would allow workers to partially opt out of Social Security immediately, and fully opt out aft...

Republicans Appear Poised To Take On Entitlements

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.27.2011 | Politics

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — If there's any place where tea partiers in Congress might hesitate to call for cuts in Social Security and Medicare to shr...

GOP Thwarts Plan To Give Social Security Recipients $250

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday thwarted Democratic efforts to award $250 checks to Social Security recipients facing a s...