Letter Opposing Social Security Benefit Cuts Up to 55 House Members, More Fireworks Planned

By: Monday September 20, 2010 2:04 pm

Brian Beutler notes that Raul Grijalva’s letter opposing any benefit cuts to Social Security has the support of 55 House Democrats, with more expected before tomorrow’s circulation deadline. But this could just be a first step. I reported earlier this month that other options beyond a letter have been under discussion in the caucus: An [...]

Progressives Could Force Privileged Resolution to Floor on Social Security Cuts

By: Thursday September 2, 2010 4:14 pm

When Raul Grijalva and Lynn Woolsey told the co-chairs of the Cat Food Commission that they would 100% oppose Social Security cuts, it was pitched as the opening salvo in an aggressive pushback against any changes to benefits. There would be plenty of “CPC-wide follow up” in September, particularly when Congress returned to session, I [...]

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