As cracks form among CEOs and Republican Members of Congress over their hardline anti-tax position in the fiscal showdown, religious leaders from across the ideological spectrum have been united in supporting new revenue over additional spending cuts. And they’re speaking for their people. A strong majority of religious Americans favor letting the Bush tax cuts for the richest two percent of Americans expire. Even reliably conservative groups, such as white evangelical Protestants, are evenly divided on the issue.
DuPont Community Credit Union and Member Investment Services will be offering six workshops this fall on Social Security titled: “See Your Choices More Clearly.”
A new TV ad from the Tim Kaine Senate campaign aims to reaffirm the Democratic Party nominee’s commitment to strengthening programs that ensure a healthy and secure retirement for Virginia seniors, including Social Security and Medicare.
Two weeks after the Super Committee failed to come to a decision on deficit reduction, Virginia Organizing and the Augusta Coalition for Peace and Justice are giving an interactive presentation on Tuesday, Dec. 6, to set the record straight on Social Security. During the past year of deficit reduction talks, Social Security has been on [...]
Tim Kaine held a forum this morning with Virginia seniors at Imperial Plaza of Richmond to discuss his continued commitment to protecting Social Security. During the discussion he explained the structure and purpose of Social Security, his position on the future of the program, and explained why Republican criticisms and proposed changes would be bad [...]
Sen. Mark Warner and the “Gang of Six” are close to a debt reduction deal and it looks like there will be substantial cuts to programs like Social Security. There is no denying that reducing the deficit is important, especially after the problematic recent Standard and Poors rating. But the question is, how. I have [...]
President Obama on Wednesday released a down-the-middle plan for dealing with the federal government’s deepening budget crisis. I meant the term down the middle to mean one thing – that it features some elements that appeal to the left and some that appeal to the right. But I full recognize that it can mean something [...]
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