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Social Security Benefit Cuts Would Have Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Impact on Women

Posted on 03/6/2013 by | AARP Media Relations Team | Comments

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 …