Senator Cantwell protesting U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan budget proposal

From Publicola: Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) was at a retirement home in Seattle on Sunday to protest U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal, which: A) scales back Medicare for seniors by giving seniors a fixed $8,000 voucher rather than guaranteed coverage (Cantwell was joined by American Association of Retired Persons Washington) and B) caps …

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Support the Reid-Sanders Social Security Protection Amendment

We need you to call your Senators and demand that they vote for the Reid-Sanders Social Security Protection Amendment. Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) and Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) are leading the fight in the Senate to protect Social Security from drastic cuts. The vote will be this week. Their amendment says: Social Security benefits …

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Good: No mention of Social Security cuts in SOTU. Better: Let’s improve benefits for all.

Yesterday, the Huffington Post, Washington Post and others reported a bit of good news that was confirmed by Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell to members of Social Security Works - Washington: President Obama will not endorse raising the retirement age or cutting Social Security benefits in his State of the Union Address. Your calls, …

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