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Social Security Fiscal Cliff

Social Security: What Is At Stake? Why Now?

Robert E. Prasch | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Robert E. Prasch

For the second time in little over a year, the Obama Administration has made a pre-emptive offer to change the formula for adjusting Social Security's Cost of Living Adjustment formula as part of a "Grand Bargain." What is at stake?

Ten Reasons Why the Chained CPI Is Terrible Policy

Daniel Marans | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics
Daniel Marans

Now that Christmas is over, President Obama and Speaker Boehner will soon resume talks to cut Social Security as part of a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. Here are 10 reasons why the chained CPI -- the Social Security cut they are considering -- is terrible policy.

NOW to Dems: Don't Make Deals With Our Fiscal Future

Terry O'Neill | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

Negotiation and bipartisanship sound like nice concepts, but not when they produce policies that harm the middle class, the poor and our nation's economy.

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...

Jason Linkins

Fiscal Cliff Primer: Is Social Security A Driver Of Long-Term Deficits? | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics