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The G.O.P. plot against Medicare and Social Security

By Paul Krugman, New York Times Opinion Columnist, Nov 3, 2022. The Times recently reported that Republicans, anticipating possible victory in the midterms, are embracing plans to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits — even though such cuts would be incredibly unpopular and would make nonsense of the G.O.P.’s attempts to portray itself as the party of the

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Elections

Marco Rubio wants to cut Medicare and Social Security

Here are the facts:  In an interview on Fox News today, Marco Rubio tried to cover up his past support for cutting Medicare and Social Security benefits that millions of Florida seniors worked their entire lives to earn. But Floridians know the truth. Rubio has spent years pushing to weaken these programs providing a secure retirement to

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Social Security

Floridians’ Social Security benefits are up and Medicare premiums are down

On Oct 13th, the Social Security Administration announced that Social Security benefits will increase by 8.7% – putting more assistance directly into seniors’ pockets. This follows news that Medicare beneficiaries will see their Part B premiums decrease for the first time in more than a decade. “President Biden and Florida Democrats are working hard to strengthen Social Security

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Health Care

Medicare and Social Security have strengthened under Biden and Democrats, but the GOP has a plan that could end guarantee

A new report shows that Medicare and Social Security have been “bolstered by growing economy” under President Biden and Democrats The trustees of Medicare and Social Security just released their annual report on the programs. The good news? Both programs are in better shape since President Biden took office because the “economic recovery from the 2020 recession has been

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Miami Herald Op-Ed: Florida seniors at risk of losing Social Security, Medicare under Scott’s harmful GOP plan

On Friday, the Miami Herald published an op-ed by Max Richtman, the executive director of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, that outlines the dangers that Senator Rick Scott’s GOP plan to sunset Social Security and Medicare poses to the five million Florida seniors who rely on these incredibly popular government programs.

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Analysis

Your Social Security payment is not safe in Trump’s America

By Linda Porterfield, Charlotte County Dems writer A recent executive order could seriously alter your retirement plans and income, as well as critical income for children and persons with disabilities. Under the guise of stimulating our struggling economy, Trump’s recent executive order to temporarily eliminate the payroll tax could turn into a permanent action if

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