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US President Donald Trump looks back as a question from the press is shouted after a press conference at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on January 22, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) News
'Hobnobbing With Billionaires in Davos,' Trump Admits—If Reelected—He Will Seek to Cut Social Security, Medicaid, and Medicare
"It'll be toward the end of the year," Trump said from Davos, Switzerland. "And at the right time, we will take a look at that. You know, that's actually the easiest of all things, if you look, cause it's such a big percentage."
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Screenshot of new Bernie Sanders campaign video featuring former vice president Joe Biden's long history of advocating for and being will to make cuts and cost of living adjustments to Social Security. (Image: Underlying photo Gage Skidmore/with overlay) News
#TelltheTruthJoe Trends as Sanders Video Detailing Biden History on Social Security Viewed Nearly 2 Million Times
"Let's be honest, Joe," said Sanders. "One of us fought for decades to cut Social Security, and one of us didn't. But don’t take it from me. Take it from you."
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'Cutting Social Security Is Murder': Flood of Public Outrage Greets Trump Proposal to Slash Benefits for Hundreds of Thousands
"We cannot let Trump get away with this cruelty. An attack on any part of Social Security is an attack on the entire system."
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'A Solution for All Generations': With Plan for Social Security Expansion, Warren Demands Rich Pay Fair Share to Lift 5 Million Out of Poverty
"No one who spends 30 years working and contributing to Social Security should retire in poverty."
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'Hell No,' Say Progressives, After GOP Sen. Joni Ernst Suggests Cutting Social Security 'Behind Closed Doors'
"No matter how hard you try to hide, the American people will be watching—and we won't let you cut our earned Social Security benefits."
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Our coalition is still growing, but already is made up of organizations representing tens of millions of people united around four principles that guide our efforts to smash pharmaceutical corporations’ monopoly power. (Photo: AP) Views
Dear Politicians: Lower Drug Prices Now
Our strategy is simple: mobilize millions of Americans across this country to stand up and demand that politicians choose a side, the American people or the pharmaceutical corporations.
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Social Security is 84 today. Notwithstanding constant attacks by many, Social Security’s current projected shortfall, modest in size and still years away, is not a " crisis," as too many politicians assert, but a call for simple maintenance. If your car needs an oil change, it's not a crisis. But if you do nothing, and wait until your engine is blown, it can become a crisis. (Photo: Joey Gannon/Wikimedia/cc) Views
Social Security Isn’t in Crisis. It Just Needs a Tune-Up
Democrats appear increasingly ready to take the necessary action, but the Republican Party would just as soon let one of the nation's most popular programs die
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Reprensetative John B. Larson (D-Conn.), accompanied by members of the House Ways & Means Committee and Social Security advocates, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill to announce the introduction of the Social Security 2100 Act. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) Views
Today's Congressional Hearing Is A Huge Milestone In The Fight To Expand Social Security
Social Security is unquestionably the most important source of retirement annuities, life insurance, and disability insurance for the nation’s working families, even for those fortunate to have other assets
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'No One Should Retire Into Poverty': At Historic Hearing, Progressives Make Case for Expanding—Not Cutting—Social Security Benefits
"Social Security's modest benefits should be expanded. When President Franklin Roosevelt signed Social Security into law, he called it 'a cornerstone' on which to build. Yet the last time Congress enacted increases was 1972."
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Intergenerational Warfare Is a Scam—We Need to Expand Social Security and End Student Debt
Expanding retirement security, providing tuition-free public college, and the cancelling student debt should unite us all—not pit one generation against another
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