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John Rother

AARP Statements Do Not Damage Public Support For Social Security

Merton Bernstein | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics
Merton Bernstein

For as long as anyone can remember, AARP has opposed cutting Social Security benefits; its June Bulletin said so and it went on to pan the Ryan recipe...

Lucia Graves

Social Security Advocates Slam Debt Commission's 'Regressive' Proposal, Join Bernie Sanders In Crafting Progressive Alternative | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Social Security advocates have been quick to come out against the proposal released Wednesday by the co-chairs of President Barack Obama...

Health Reform and a Strong Medicare Program

John Rother | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Rother

After months of being bombarded by myths about death panels, socialized medicine and rationed care, AARP members are asking legitimate questions about how they would be affected by health reform.

What If Health Reform Passes?

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

My column this week looks at the evolution of impressions of the Medicare prescription drug benefit among seniors in the years following its passage a...