Politics Notebook: Kaine talks Social Security, new Obama TV ad
Kaine discusses Social Security in Martinsville On Tuesday, Tim Kaine met with retirees and seniors in Martinsville as part of his two week tour to discuss ways to strengthen Social Security and Medicare and other issues of importance to older Americans.
At each tour stop, Kaine has called for commonsense reforms like allowing the government to negotiate for lower prescription drug prices for Medicare beneficiaries. He has also emphasized the need to strengthen existing Social Security benefits and prevent a shift in Social Security dollars to private accounts that are vulnerable to volatile market forces.
Obama campaign releases new Virginia TV ad One week after the launch of Veterans and Military Families for Obama in Norfolk, Obama for America-Virginia released a new ad today called “Sacred Trust” that highlights the president’s strong commitment to honoring our veterans who have served and protect our nation.