Press Herald: Sha Na Na’s ‘Bowzer’ Bauman strikes a pose in Portland, on tour to protect safety net for seniors

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Sha Na Na’s ‘Bowzer’ Bauman strikes a pose in Portland, on tour to protect safety net for seniors The vocalist stops in Maine as part of his political side gig – urging people to take action against any efforts to weaken Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security. BY RAY ROUTHIER S...
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Sun Journal: Sha Na Na singer seeks to save Medicare

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Sha Na Na singer seeks to save Medicare Steve Collins, Staff Writer LEWISTON — Doo-wop star Jon Bauman, former lead singer of Sha Na Na, took the stage Tuesday at The Dolard & Priscilla Gendron Franco Center as part of a campaign to protect Medicare and Social Security. Jon "Bowze...
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The Huffington Post: Just One GOP Senator Voted To Block Legislation Cutting Social Security, Medicare And Medicaid

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Just One GOP Senator Voted To Block Legislation Cutting Social Security, Medicare And Medicaid Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) voted for an amendment proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). BY DANIEL MARANS Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) was the only Republican to vote f...
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Because Social Security is a legacy for all generations

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Because Social Security is a legacy for all generations A sign outside of Professor of Social Work Eric Kingson’s campus office reads, hands off our children & grandchildren’s Social Security, which is one of several key messages found in the book he recently co-authored with attorney, auth...
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Social Security Works! Why Social Security isn’t going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All

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http://uprisingradio.org/home/2015/01/26/social-security-works/ http://archive.org/download/20150126Uprising/2015_01_26_Eric_Kingson.mp3 GUEST: Eric Kingson, professor of Social Work at Syracuse University, writes about the politics and economics of aging. Together with his co-author Nancy Altman,...
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We Need to Expand the Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program in America

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http://billmoyers.com/2015/01/22/need-expand-effective-anti-poverty-program-america/ In order to fight poverty, one of the easiest and most effective things we can do is to expand our Social Security system. Social Security lifted 22 million Americans out of poverty in 2012, including one million c...
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RJ Eskow: The GOP’s Social Security Assault Has a Human Cost

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The GOP's Social Security Assault Has a Human Cost Richard (RJ) Eskow It is striking that on their first day -- their very first day! -- congressional Republicans moved against Social Security's disability insurance fund, before some of them had even found the restrooms or put out their family phot...
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ThinkProgress: Republican Congress Launches With Back-Door Attack On Social Security Benefits

Republican Congress Launches With Back-Door Attack On Social Security Benefits By Alan Pyke Republicans are starting the new Congress by attacking Social Security funding through a subtle, obscure policy measure buried in the gigantic bill that establishes parliamentary rules for the new session. ...
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Talking Points Memo: New GOP Congress Fires Shot At Social Security On Day One

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New GOP Congress Fires Shot At Social Security On Day One By DYLAN SCOTT Published JANUARY 6, 2015, 5:34 PM EST With a little-noticed proposal, Republicans took aim at Social Security on the very first day of the 114th Congress. The incoming GOP majority approved late Tuesday a new rule that ex...
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Eric Laursen: 5 Biggest Threats To Social Security From New Republican Congress

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5 Biggest Threats To Social Security From New Republican Congress By Eric Laursen / AlterNet January 2, 2015 With Republican majorities taking over both the House and Senate, it's instructive to look back to 2006, when the Democrats upended a dozen years of GOP legislative dominance—the era of ...
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