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Ryan Grim

Liberal Lurch: Both Parties Find Progressive Jesus In Dying Moments Of Campaign | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While the GOP has effectively locked down the campaign for the House and is in a good place to win control of the Senate, the contours o...

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...

Stealing From Federal Civil Servants: You May Be Next

Nancy Altman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics
Nancy Altman

Imagine that an employer wishes he hadn't paid you so much in the past, so he goes into your bank account and takes what he wants. Sound outrageous? That's essentially what the federal government may be about to do to its workers. And the rest of us may be next.

Don't Get Complacent About Social Security. They Still Want to Cut It

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

In every successful struggle there's a time to celebrate a hard-fought victory. When it comes to Social Security, this is not that time.

Don't Be Fooled by Misleading Report Calling for Chained CPI

Ben Veghte | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics
Ben Veghte

Our Social Security system is vital to the economic security of our elderly, people with disabilities, children of deceased workers, and others. Whatever we do, we should disregard Wall-street funded reports urging us, under false pretenses of accuracy, to cut Social Security benefits.

Laura Bassett

Tim Geithner: Social Security Reform Is Off The Table For Now | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said on Sunday that President Barack Obama is open to reforming Social Security, but not until after a deal has been r...

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...

Obama Weekly Address: GOP Trying To Destroy Social Security (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats' support for the po...

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.