All Articles on Social Security

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has bragged that he has been thinking about cutting these programs since his frat days. He literally claimed that he was “dreaming” of ending Medicaid when he was “drinking at a keg,” adding, “I’ve been thinking about this stuff for a long time.”(Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
The Future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Is on the Ballot This November
Right-wing extremists have never been subtle about their goal to eliminate all three programs
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'Lives Hang in the Balance': 21 Days Before Midterms, McConnell Admits GOP Still Salivating to Gut Medicare and Social Security
"Mitch McConnell wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to pay for Republicans' massive giveaway to the rich and large corporations," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "Enough!"
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After a lifetime of work, Americans should have enough guaranteed Social Security to maintain their standards of living. (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
Seniors Are Getting Slowly Strangled by Social Security’s Flawed Math—Here’s How to Fix It
2019 Social Security benefits will rise, but checks may not
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'This Election Is Last Chance to Stop Them': Kudlow Confirms Trump and GOP Ready to Gut Safety Net After Midterms
"Believe them when they say they are coming after Medicare and Social Security."
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Social Security: An Economic Engine That Benefits Everyone
There is no better way to help Main Street than to elect members of Congress who appreciate Social Security’s immensely positive impact on our economy – and will work hard to expand on the program’s promise.
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'Stopping Cuts Isn't Enough': Sanders Joins Over 150 Democrats to Launch 'Expand Social Security Caucus'
"We are not going to let Social Security be destroyed. Hear that, Paul Ryan?"
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Far from keeping his word, Trump and his administration have spent every day since taking power working to destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
Donald Trump and the Republicans Work Every Day to Destroy Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
It’s time to set the record straight
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Trump's Executive Order on Retirement Accounts Panned as 'Cruel Joke on American Workers'
Republicans "will inevitably use this executive order as an additional excuse to cut Social Security"
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New Study Details Why Rubio's Paid Family Leave Plan, Endorsed by Ivanka Trump, Is a Scam to Undermine Social Security
"There are far better ways to do paid parental leave, policies that have been tested in a few states and don't make young parents choose between their babies and their retirement security."
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"Roosevelt’s and the other founders’ words and actions make clear that they envisioned Social Security to be a permanent part of the economy, once the Great Depression was history." (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
The Truth About Social Security: Setting the Record Straight
Eighty-three years later, Social Security addresses universal economic risks that have always been with us and always will be
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