Cliven Bundy’s Window Into The War On The Poor

Cliven Bundy’s Window Into The War On The Poor

Republicans were quick to distance themselves from the Nevada rancher after his remarks about slavery, but he points to a deeper issue with conservative policy. It’s tempting dism ...

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5 Things You Need To Know About New GOP ‘Frontrunner’ Rand Paul

5 Things You Need To Know About New GOP ‘Frontrunner’ Rand Paul

A new CBS/New York Times poll has bad news for the man who can only now be called a former frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination -- Governor Chris Christie ( ...

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Obama Drops Proposal For Entitlement Trims From Budget Plan

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 ack ...

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

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 ...

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Republicans Say U.S. War On Poverty Hasn’t Measured Up

Republicans Say U.S. War On Poverty Hasn’t Measured Up

Washington (AFP) - U.S. conservatives seized on Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the launch of president Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty" to dispute the effectiveness of existing ...

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The ‘Temporary’ Social Security Benefit That is Still Around 76 Years Later

The ‘Temporary’ Social Security Benefit That is Still Around 76 Years Later

Q: My friends and I have a Social Security round-table discussion once a month at a local coffee shop. At our last get-together, the subject of the Social Security $255 death bene ...

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Obama: We Might Not Be Able To Send August Social Security Checks

Obama: We Might Not Be Able To Send August Social Security Checks

Barack Obama is now saying that the government may not be able to send seniors their August 3rd Social Security checks if Republicans do not agree to a compromise that raises the ...

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Why Is The White House Considering “Significant” Cuts To Social Security?

Why Is The White House Considering “Significant” Cuts To Social Security?

Republican leaders in Congress, who were staring down the Democrats over a potentially disastrous debt default only days ago, are suddenly blinking so fast that they might be sign ...

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The Apple Giveth And the Orange Taketh Away

The Apple Giveth And the Orange Taketh Away

Q: I am 64 and receive Social Security retirement benefits, although I am still working part time. Last year, I got a letter from Social Security telling me that because of my ext ...

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