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Cuts in Social Security and Medicare opposed

November 13, 2011
Messenger News

On Jan. 3, 2012, Iowa Republicans will be the first voters in the nation to choose who should be their party nominee for president. This will actually be the second event in the next two months of major consequence for Iowans. The other significant date is Nov. 23, when the congressional "supercommittee" is scheduled to release its recommendations to cut the deficit. Both events will play critical roles in the future of Medicare and Social Security. AARP is fighting against cuts to the Medicare and Social Security benefits that seniors and future retirees have earned through a lifetime of hard work. We believe our Washington leaders, in Congress and in the White House, should find ways to solve our nation's budget problems without making damaging cuts to Medicare and Social Security benefits for today's seniors or future generations.



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