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News Sunday, Jan 31 2016

What Republicans AREN’T Celebrating: Anniversary Of The First Social Security Check

Jan 31, 2016

Today marks the 76th anniversary of the first Social Security check, but you likely won’t hear any of the Republican presidential candidates marking the occasion. Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and the rest of the field have only offered plans to cut Social Security benefits using the same failed ideas time and time again, including raising the retirement age and partially privatizing Social Security.

Make no mistake about it – the GOP’s failure to offer real solutions on Social Security is just one more example of how every single Republican presidential candidate would put special interests and the billionaire Koch brothers ahead of the millions of Americans that rely on earned benefits to make ends meet.

Here’s how Republican candidates would weaken Social Security:

Published: Jan 31, 2016

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