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Social Security Does Not Contribute to the Federal Debt

By law, Social Security does not contribute to the federal debt. The federal debt is a compilation of all annual deficits minus all annual surpluses....
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Quick Facts About Congressman Ryan’s Budget

The budget proposed by Congressman Paul Ryan for fiscal year 2014 contains several provisions that would be especially harmful to Social Security and Medicare....
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The Republican Budget Creates a Fast Track to Cut Social Security, and Ends Medicare as We Know it

The House GOP’s FY2014 budget proposal, The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget, threatens the future of Social Security and Medicare, and the...
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The Bowles-Simpson Plan: The Younger You are, the Bigger the Cut (Maximum Earners)

In addition to threatening the benefits of current retirees, the Bowles-Simpson plan greatly endangers the promise of Social Security for the youngest Americans.  As...
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The Bowles-Simpson Plan: The Younger You are, the Bigger the Cut (High Earners)

In addition to threatening the benefits of current retirees, the Bowles-Simpson plan greatly endangers the promise of Social Security for the youngest Americans.  As...
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The Bowles-Simpson Plan: The Younger You are, the Bigger the Cut (Average Earners)

In addition to threatening the benefits of current retirees, the Bowles-Simpson plan greatly endangers the promise of Social Security for the youngest Americans.  As...
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The Bowles-Simpson Plan Would End Social Security as We Know it

The Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction plan is once again being discussed in Congress as a possible model for bipartisan deficit reduction legislation.  Members of Congress...
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Experts Call Bowles-Simpson Deficit Proposal Extreme, Harmful

The Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction proposal greatly endangers the promise of Social Security for all Americans with its extreme and harmful measures.  The following fact sheet...
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Why the Bowles-Simpson “Hardship Exemption” Won’t Work

The Bowles-Simpson deficit reduction proposal would raise the normal retirement age for receiving full Social Security benefits from age 67 to age 69, and...
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Why the “Super Committee” Should Exempt Social Security from Deficit-Reduction Cuts

Debt-ceiling legislation recently signed into law created a powerful joint committee of Congress known as the “Super Committee," which is charged with proposing legislation...
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