Sanders Budget

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5:30 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Vermont U.S. Senator Sanders Says No Social Security Cuts

Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says cuts to Social Security should not be a part of any deficit reduction package used to avoid what's being called the looming "fiscal cliff" of automatic spending cuts and tax increases slated to take effect January first.

Sanders is a member of the Senate Budget Committee. He renewed his calls Monday for the wealthy to pay their fair share toward deficit reduction.

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