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"… t retirement experts call the “three legs of the retirement stool” — Social Security, pensions and retirement savings accounts such as 401(k) investment plans, …"

"… with additional funds. At most, economists say, Americans should count on Social Security to pay for about half the cost of post-retirement life. But today’s wor …"

"… ton College, part of the Retirement Research Consortium established by the Social Security Administration in 1998 to produce research on Social Security and retireme …"

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"… ed by Treasury's e-payments policy is people who collect benefits from the Social Security Administration for old age, or because they are both poor and disabled. Bu …"

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"… eware: The Obama and Romney campaigns are making false claims about taxing Social Security benefits:Vice President Joe Biden told seniors in Florida that Romney’s …"

"… d seniors in Florida that Romney’s tax plan “would raise taxes on your Social Security.” But that’s not part of Romney’s tax plan. It’s the Oba …"

"… Committee falsely claim that Biden “repeatedly voted for higher taxes on Social Security benefits.” Obama and Biden repeatedly opposed attempts to cut the tax on …"

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"… nter projects that about two-thirds of that group are workers who will pay Social Security and Medicare payroll taxes, for one thing. The rest are nearly all either …"

"… workers for two years.Gingrich ‘Off Budget’Gingrich (again) said that Social Security should be “off budget” as it once was, before Lyndon Johnson changed t …"

"…  "In 1968, in order to fake a balanced budget, Lyndon Johnson brought Social Security in the general budget. And ever since, politicians have hid behind Social …"

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"… tossing out a variety of false and misleading claims on everything from Social Security to vaccines for sexually transmitted diseases. Bachmann said an execu …"

"… lowed parents to opt-out.Romney falsely accused Perry of misquoting him on Social Security. Perry correctly characterized a section of Romney's book in which Romney …"

"… ney's book in which Romney compared the federal government's management of Social Security to a banker who steals from his client's trust fund.Huntsman falsely claim …"

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"… as made false or exaggerated claims on U.S. oil imports, the federal debt, Social Security and the federal health care law.The Texas governor gave a speech  …"

"… s.Last November, Perry exaggerated the financial problems of the Social Security system, when he claimed that "our kids are never going to see any benefit …"

"… at "our kids are never going to see any benefit from it." At the time, the Social Security Board of Trustees had projected that there would be enough money …"

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"… r of government relations and policy at the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare.The  debate over whether or not to increase the debt lim …"

"… about which government obligations will be honored, and which will not.The Social Security Administration’s various programs provide trillions of dollars in benefi …"

"… llions of people. Each month, 52.5 million people receive $55.9 billion in Social Security benefits, and 8 million people receive Supplemental Security Income benefi …"

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"… go beyond the year 2049 even though some repayment plans take decades. …"

"… y detects, prevents and recovers overpayments. FAST FACT:   The Social Security Administration, which paid nearly $123 billion to 10 million disabled Amer …"

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"… Blackburn …"

"… every dollar of federal revenue will go to covering the costs of Medicare, Social Security and interest payments on our debt.That's not even close to being true, acc …"

"… rojections showed "baseline" spending in 2021. Those projections show that Social Security, Medicare and net interest payments on the debt would consume $3.08 trilli …"

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"… . population ages, disability insurance costs are expected to increase. …"

"… re exempt from medical reviews to determine their eligibility for benefits.Social Security’s inspector general found that the number of beneficiaries who earned en …"

"… onal half-percent of disability beneficiaries went back to work full-time, Social Security would save $3.5 billion over a lifetime. The number of beneficiaries assig …"

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"… free market conservatives.In addition to their congressional pensions, and Social Security payments, members of Congress qualify for the federal Thrift Savings Plan, …"

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"… y driven by rising health care costs and aging populations, which increase Social Security and Medicare costs.Last year, Social Security ran its first cash deficit i …"

"… populations, which increase Social Security and Medicare costs.Last year, Social Security ran its first cash deficit in 25 years, and will continue to run a deficit …"

"… cents of every dollar of federal revenue will be spent on interest costs, Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.Following are other new watchdog reports released …"

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"… he has lost most vision in her left eye. Five doctors and a judge from the Social Security Administration have all determined that she is fully disabled and unable t …"

"… et down a steep rock quarry while training for bicycle patrol. Even though Social Security approved her disability claim, she has been mired for more than five years …"

"… ng its review altogether — and instead contract the decisions out to the Social Security Administration or other agencies with “mature and proven processes” fo …"

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"… tect money laundering, drug trafficking, and terrorist financing. (OIG)The Social Security Administration should ensure that recipients of Social Security payments a …"

"… . (OIG)The Social Security Administration should ensure that recipients of Social Security payments are informed of three electronic banking options that exist; near …"

"… d be clearer and more consistent. (National Research Council)MISC.The Social Security Administration had a 60 percent jump in the number of reported threats aga …"

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"… tion of hate crimes every year. (FBI) …"

"… ll be challenging,” the GAO concludes.FAST FACT: The current gap between Social Security program spending and revenue is 2% of Social Security taxable wages. By 20 …"

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"… ations bill by March.” …"

"… dying while waiting for a result. As far back as 2001, the chairman of the Social Security Advisory Board acknowledged that “unless there’s fundamental change, w …"

"… there’s fundamental change, we will soon see disruptions of service. The Social Security agency lacks the ability to handle existing workloads, and those workloads …"

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"… mental law, Bush returned the favors.Bush, who has signaled an interest in Social Security privatization, and even appointed a commission that concluded in December …"