Three Reasons the GOP Ironically Remains the Best Hope for Protecting Social Security

By: Monday March 18, 2013 8:33 am

President Obama wants to cut Social Security benefits as part of a grand bargain and he is working hard to get Congressional Democrats behind his proposal. The only thing preventing the program from being cut is House Republicans’ unwillingness to accept a deal. Fortunately, for people who care about Social Security there are three main [...]

Democrats’ New Brand: Higher Taxes and Fewer Benefits

By: Tuesday October 9, 2012 11:35 am

Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) statement today about the deficit has started a round of speculation about what it means for the prospect of a grand bargain. What I think is more interesting is what it says about what has become of the Democratic brand right before the election. From his Schumers’ office about his speech: [...]

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