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Max Richtman

Max Richtman

Max Richtman is president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare. He is former staff director at the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging.

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This Is the Moment to Rebuild America's Middle Class

As a nation, we can’t move forward unless everyone has an opportunity to thrive.

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This Older Americans Month, Let's Recommit to America's Seniors

Older Americans cannot fill their vital role in society without basic security—the peace of mind of knowing that they can pay their bills and have access to affordable health care and prescription drugs.

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Biden Presidency Opens Window to Expand & Strengthen Social Security

Without Social Security, 38% of elderly Americans would fall into poverty.

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On Its 85th Anniversary, 'No Damn Politician' Should Be Allowed To Scrap Social Security

On this anniversary, we must renew our commitment to preserving and expanding Social Security in the face of these relentless efforts to undermine it.

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Trump, USPS and Seniors

Refusing to bolster the United States Postal Service in its time of need is nothing short of a betrayal of American seniors, who are more reliant upon the US Postal Service than any other age group.

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It's Time for Millionaires to Contribute Their Fair Share to Social Security

Some of America’s wealthiest recognize the inherent unfairness in the system. 

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Trump's State of the Union Belies His Destructive Policies on Social Security, Prescription Drugs

For a president who seeks re-election, he clearly is on the wrong side of these life and death issues.

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Upcoming Democratic Debate Must Include Social Security

Older Americans are the country’s largest voting bloc, but during the first four Democratic presidential debates, the moderators didn’t ask even one question about Social Security. This makes no sense.

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