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Dem Candidate Flip-Flops On Social Security

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.), who is running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, released a video Monday stating that he suppo...

Social Security Head Scolds Lawmakers

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Outgoing Social Security Commissioner Michael J. Astrue has some parting shots for Congress, the White House and advocates for seni...

Sam Stein

Republicans Put Fiscal Cliff Offer On The Table

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on Monday introduced a counter-offer to President Barack Obama's proposed solution to the so-called fiscal cliff, trum...

Arthur Delaney

Obama Administration Not Sticking Up For Payroll Tax Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the past two years, U.S. workers have enjoyed a 2 percentage-point increase in take-home pay thanks to a payroll tax reduction trump...

AARP Wants Congress To End Payroll Tax Holiday

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

One of the most powerful lobbying forces in Washington on Thursday urged Congress not to continue a payroll tax cut next year. AARP, the seniors ad...

Obama Touts Big Win

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Relishing a political victory, President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Congress "did the right thing" by extending payroll tax cuts for...

Jennifer Bendery

House Seeks Way Out Of Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ending a standoff that left the Republican Party battered and its House leader with tears in his eyes, Congress on Friday extended the p...

Arthur Delaney

Super Committee's Failure Leaves Orphans Behind

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Throughout the super committee's deliberations, impending "automatic, across-the-board cuts" were routinely cited as a driving motivatio...

Sam Stein

Key Group Signs Off On Obama Tax Cut Provision

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The country's foremost senior-issues advocacy organization on Friday night lent its support to a critical provision of the president's t...