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Today, Social Security turns 81 years old.
People in Washington may hem and haw about Social Security being the third rail of politics. But people outside of Washington want to get something done.
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AARP Opens Field Offices in Seven States
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Hillary Clinton got a big boost from voters 45 and older while sweeping all five Democratic primaries March 15, according to exit polls by the National Election Pool.
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Billionaire businessman Donald Trump got his strongest support from older voters to help him win four of the five Republican primaries on March 15.
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Your voices were heard. Last night, CNN Republican debate moderator Jake Tapper responded to the 140,000 AARP members who signed our petition and others who tweeted suggested questions by asking every candidate about their plan for the future of Social Security.
Sandy Haddock and Shirlee McCleskey talk at the Cathedral of Praise church, a polling station in Nashville, Tenn.
Older voters continued to roll up huge majorities for Hillary Clinton in Super Tuesday voting, as she built a clear lead in the Democratic presidential campaign.
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Older voters continued to play a decisive role in the 2016 GOP presidential campaign on Super Tuesday, bolstering Donald Trump in states where he had his best showings and siding with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas to help him win his home state as well as Oklahoma.
AARP Volunteers with Take a Stand campaign
Taking a stand on Social Security is a true test of presidential leadership. Voters have told us and the presidential candidates they want Social Security to be a top priority for Congress and the next administration.
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En español |  I will never forget attending my first political debate. It was in Philadelphia, way back in the 1980s, and the two major candidates for vice president were squaring off. I was a college Republican attending Penn State University and was lucky to get a seat.
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