Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.
Close to half of Americans die owning very little in financial assets, with senior citizens relying heavily on Social Security to help get them through their retirement years.
An East Hartford woman has admitted stealing more than $180,000 in Social Security benefit payments that were made to her dead parents.
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators and a congressman are pushing the Social Security Administration to reconsider its plan to close a branch in Fairfield County this week.
Connecticut’s two U.S. senators and a congressman have set a hearing to air concerns about a plan to close a busy Social Security Administration office in Fairfield County.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that the indictment alleges 54-year-old Paul Wiegman received more than $90,000 in benefits intended for his mother from the time she died in December 2002 until approximately March 2010.
Top leaders of Connecticut’s AARP office are heading to Washington, D.C., to push members of the Congressional delegation to oppose cuts in Social Security and Medicare benefits.