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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Where Is Obama on Social Security?

Friday, September 07, 2012 By Sen Bernie Sanders, Senator Sanders' Web Site | Video
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Sen. Bernie Sanders questioned why President Barack Obama has not defended Social Security against Republican calls for deep cuts in the program that benefits some 55 million retired and disabled Americans, widows and orphans. "I do not believe that we should cut Social Security," Sanders said in a Senate floor speech. "I would like to know, and I think the American people would like to know, if President Obama feels the same way. It is past time that the president told the American people in no uncertain terms that he will not cut Social Security on his watch."

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Where Is Obama on Social Security?

Friday, September 07, 2012 By Sen Bernie Sanders, Senator Sanders' Web Site | Video
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Sen. Bernie Sanders questioned why President Barack Obama has not defended Social Security against Republican calls for deep cuts in the program that benefits some 55 million retired and disabled Americans, widows and orphans. "I do not believe that we should cut Social Security," Sanders said in a Senate floor speech. "I would like to know, and I think the American people would like to know, if President Obama feels the same way. It is past time that the president told the American people in no uncertain terms that he will not cut Social Security on his watch."

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.