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On July 9, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI), in his opening statement in the House Ways and Means Committee, said, “Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson has been working on solutions all year.”
The following is a guest post by David Certner, AARP legislative policy director.
One of Social Security's great strengths is that it offers meaningful protection against inflation.
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No one with any common sense wants to see our politicians take us over the fiscal cliff. And I think most people with common sense also realize that Social Security, and the tougher issue of Medicare, are worth thoughtful debate and discussion so these vital programs can be put on stronger footing for future generations.
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It's a question lots of people have about Social Security: Do you get back as much as you put in?
Jonathan Peterson
The following is a guest post from author Jonathan Peterson, an executive communications director at AARP and a former national and financial correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. 
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