Across the country, Social Security and Medicare are an integral part of sustaining millions of seniors' health and dignity. Unfortunately, some misguided politicians in Washington don't understand the value of these protections.
Congress' focus is in the wrong place. The biggest challenge the U.S. faces right now is the jobs deficit, not the budget deficit. Unemployment rates determine a healthy and functioning economy, and those rates are reaching new heights.
Last year more than 3,000 incidents of sexual assault were reported throughout the U.S. Armed Forces. We cannot tolerate our military men and women being in an unsafe environment in their own military community.