Elizabeth Warren

Warren Beats Brown, Democrats Retake Kennedy’s Seat

Posted on 11/6/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsElizabeth Warren has captured a Senate seat from Massachusetts, defeating Scott Brown, the Republican who had replaced the late Democratic “Lion of the Senate” Edward M. Kennedy. Warren took 54 percent of 50- to 64-year-old voters compared to 46 percent for Brown. Those voters represent 29 percent of the Bay State electorate. Among 65-plus voters, who make up 20 percent of Massachusetts voters, Warren bested Brown by 54-46 percent. President Obama, who was heavily favored to win the blue state, …

In Key Debates, Senate Candidates Make No Mention of Medicare, Social Security

Posted on 09/20/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsMedicare and retirement security have been hot issues in this year’s congressional campaigns, made even more critical with control of the Senate up for grabs. But you wouldn’t know it from watching some of the debates in key battleground states. See also: AARP calls for presidential debates to address Social Security, Medicare Debate season kicked off this week with nary a reference to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and retirement issues – even as candidates in both parties hammered each other …

Bankruptcies on the Rise Among Seniors

Posted on 08/28/2008 by |General News | Comments

Your LifeBankruptcy rates rise among older Americans.