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Social Security And Medicare Face Major Hurdle

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. recovery slowly gathers steam, federal deficits are finally coming down from their nosebleed $1-trillion-plus heights. ...

Washington Debate Ignores Crucial Facts

The New York Times | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

The debate over reform of Social Security and Medicare is taking place in a vacuum, without adequate consideration of fundamental facts....

Social Security and Medicare Are Good Medicine

Phillip B. Levine | Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Phillip B. Levine

Our research strongly suggests that individuals unlucky enough to approach retirement during bad economic times experience long-term deficits in employment, income, and health.

Dick Armey Loses Odd Lawsuit

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that seniors who receive Social Security cannot reject their legal right to Medicare benefits...

Sam Stein

Dems Fire Opening Salvo In Budget Wars: GOP Privatization Plans Targeted | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Party officials believe they have a major opening in the upcoming budget wars after two Republican congressmen laid out deficit-reduction p...