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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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Beware Trump's Sneak Attack on Social Security
"Chained CPI" might sound technical and boring, but anyone who has closely followed the Social Security debate knows better. It has long been proposed as a deceptive, hard-to-understand way to cut our earned Social Security benefits.
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The Remarkable Mothers of Social Security
In memory of those brilliant, hard-driving, creative, and compassionate Mothers of Social Security, all of us should commit to fighting to expand Social Security
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Raise Your Hand If You Like Being Ripped Off by Pharmaceutical Corporations
The only people who don’t want bold, aggressive action are the drug corporations and the members of Congress who are listening to them instead of their constituents
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Don’t Believe Misleading Coverage of Social Security Trustees’ Report
Do some mainstream media outlets truly not realize that members of Congress are working to avert shortfalls in Social Security and Medicare without cutting benefits? Or do they simply believe that the "no action in Washington" narrative is more compelling than the truth?
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To Ensure Dignity for 'Most Vulnerable' Among Us, Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Expand Social Security
"Expanding Social Security as this legislation does is a solution to our looming retirement income crisis and to growing inequality between the wealthy and everyone else."
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On FDR's 137th Birthday, 200+ Democrats Unveil Bill to Expand Social Security So 'Seniors Can Retire in Dignity'
"The Secure 2100 Act would increase Social Security's modest benefits for the 63 million Americans receiving them today, as well as every single American who will receive them in the future."
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Applause as AOC, Porter, Pressley, and Tlaib Head to House Financial Services Committee
"Scary news for Wall Street and great news for the rest of us!"
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