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Social Security Retirement Age

The Great Retirement Squeeze: Pension Cuts Mean Poverty for Future Elders

Paul Kleyman | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Paul Kleyman

As Americans look at their teetering retirement future, they might ask their political and media leaders, "What'll these budget cuts do my children and grandchildren when they retire -- and our community?"

Arthur Delaney

AARP's Social Security Debt Ceiling Fears

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For defenders of the Social Security Act's old-age retirement insurance program, news that the most powerful lobbying force for older Am...

Social Security Cuts Are Part Of Deficit Plan

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A painful package of spending cuts and tax increases drew sharp challenges from both the left and right on President Barack Obama's...

Beware of Financial Firms Bearing Advice on Social Security

Merton and Joan Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Merton and Joan Bernstein

There is more to life than profits. Standard and Poor's and other advocates of free enterprise would serve it better by recognizing the indispensable ameliorating role of social insurance.

The Sour Politics of Epithet and Government by Tantrum Brews Chaos

Merton and Joan Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Merton and Joan Bernstein

"Hunger makes the old grandmother trot" was a 19th century slogan attempting to justify England's harsh poor laws. Recent Republican and Blue Dog oppo...

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair: Dems Will Pound GOP On Social Security, Keep Retirement Age In Place

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Facing a historically difficult electoral landscape, Democratic leadership is planning to reconfigure its message by focusing on what the election cou...

Sam Stein

Boehner, Pence: Raising Social Security Retirement Age An Option

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Top Republican leaders in the House offered a fairly strong signal on Sunday that they would favor a down-the-road raising of the Social Security reti...