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Chained CPI

Obama Drops Proposal For Entitlement Trims From Budget Plan

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has dropped a proposal included in previous budget offers that would have changed the way entitlement benefit increases are calculated, an acknowledgment that the era of “grand bargain” fiscal talks with Republicans has ended — at least for now. The decision also comes as the White House has worked to […]

February 20, 2014

How Paul Ryan Helped Save Medicare And Social Security By Trying To Gut Them

President Obama’s new budget will not include a proposal to implement “chained CPI” to slow the growth of Social Security benefits, according to White House officials. And there’s one man who deserves most of the credit for making sure there will be no cuts to benefits to seniors until at least 2017 — ironically the […]

February 20, 2014