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Trump’s Budget Proposal Is an Attack on the Working Class
Trump’s vision to make American great again would actually eviscerate the already disintegrating social-safety net.
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Paul Ryan's Next Attack on Workers' Retirement a Win for Wall Street
On the "Small Savers Tax"
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A Big Day for Trump’s Budget Pick, Social Security — and Millionaires
A full Senate vote is expected today on Donald Trump’s pick for White House Budget Director, Rep. Mick Mulvaney. That means that Mulvaney’s nomination could come up for a vote just as a group of lawmakers and experts are speaking on the Hill in support of Social Security — and on the same day that...
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Senators Say Mulvaney Will Break Trump's Promises on Social Security, Medicare
Dems, led by Sanders, say Trump's pick for the Office of Management and Budget should be disqualified for calling for cuts to Social Security
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Bernie Sanders Said America Is Not a Compassionate Country. The Numbers Say He's Right.
On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders had his chance to question Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services. Asked if he would work to ensure that every American is guaranteed healthcare as a right, Price responded vaguely that America is "a...
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Senate Republicans Just Made Clear Their Desire to Gut Essential Healthcare Services
With his amendment rejected, Sanders says Trump 'can tell Americans he lied or tell Republicans to back off and not cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid'
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Sanders Launches #OurFirstStand to Protect Healthcare From Trump Future
The senator highlighted in a Medium post Tuesday every time candidate Trump pledged to keep the programs intact
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Billionaires Celebrate Their Own Social Security Freedom Day
Ninety-four percent of us pay into Social Security from every paycheck we receive. A few of us stop paying into Social Security in the first few working hours of the year. The “Tax Freedom Day” Scam Every year you hear a lot about Tax Freedom Day . This is the day the public supposedly has “earned...
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Girding for GOP Healthcare Attack, Leading Dems Plan to Mount 'First Stand'
Trio of lawmakers says nationwide events needed to rally opposition to likely targeting of Obamacare, Medicare, Medicaid
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In Time for Christmas: A Social Security Plan Only Scrooge Could Love
Donald Trump ran a campaign that rejected Republican orthodoxy on a variety of issues. He consistently and emphatically rejected the party line on slashing social insurance programs like Medicare and Social Security. And yet, Congressional Republicans are ploughing ahead with plans to gut these...
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