PoliticsAARP continues our series of ads about the importance of Social Security. This week we focus on Americans with disabilities because the President and some in Congress stand willing to cut their benefits. In fact, as AARP notes with more specifics below, if you’re a man or women who defended this nation, your benefits might be slashed twice by the proposal known as Chained or superlative CPI. Let’s first talk about the dramatic dialogue that unfolded at the White House …
AARP Media Relations Team
Josh Rosenblum works in Media Relations for AARP. He has served on Capitol Hill as Press Secretary to U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) and as Communications Director to two former members of Congress from Texas and Ohio.
He has worked on political campaigns throughout the country including on Congressional races from field organizer to campaign manager, as a state house caucus director, and at a national political committee.
He has also worked for a nonprofit focused on Social Security policy.
Rosenblum graduated from the University of Albany.
PoliticsThe Social Security benefit cut known as Chained CPI remains a piece of the deficit puzzle for reasons that baffle conservatives, veterans, progressives, and almost everyone in between. The $85 billion in sequester cuts for 2013 have begun and many in Washington have still said they’re willing to cut the modest Social Security benefits we’ve earned by $127 billion over 10 years, even though Social Security by law remains separate from the budget and its deficit. Let’s give every woman …
Money & Savings | PoliticsThis originally appeared at The Huffington Post. This week before the President’s State of the Union address, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said that the President won’t advocate for raising the age of Medicare beneficiaries but that he’s absolutely willing to cut our Social Security benefits. Carney’s tune dramatically changed the narrative from the 2012 campaign by saying said that the President wouldn’t “ask seniors to bear the burden of further deficit reduction alone.” During the 2012 election candidates …