Posts Tagged ‘raises

24
Jan
11

he’s a sell-out! he’s a traitor! he’s cutting social security!

Oh, wait

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Washington Post: Obama won’t endorse raising retirement age or reducing Social Security benefits

President Obama has decided not to endorse his deficit commission’s recommendation to raise the retirement age, and otherwise reduce Social Security benefits, in Tuesday’s State of the Union address, cheering liberals and drawing a stark line between the White House and key Republicans in Congress.

Over the weekend, the White House informed Democratic lawmakers and advocates for seniors that Obama will emphasize the need to reduce record deficits in the speech, but that he will not call for reducing spending on Social Security – the single largest federal program – as part of that effort.

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23
Mar
10

prize fighter

President Barack Obama pumps his fists during a meeting with senior staff in the Chief of Staff ‘s office at the White House, March 21, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)




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