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    Democrat's New Taxes Wouldn't Hit Just Billionaires

    By Michael Rainey

    Some Democratic tax proposals are focused on making millionaires and billionaires pay more, but other households would be affected as well. Neil Irwin of The New York Times points out Tuesday that...

  • Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gestures as he speaks at the Republican National Committee Winter Meeting in San Diego, California January 16, 2015.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

    How Mitt Romney Wants to Save Social Security and Other Trust Funds

    By Michael Rainey

    A bipartisan group of lawmakers led by Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney introduced legislation Tuesday that would create new congressional committees focused on the fiscal health of federal trust...

  • Number of the Day: $23 a Month

    By Michael Rainey

    The Social Security Administration on Thursday said the cost-of-living adjustment for 2020 would be 1.6%. That translates to a bump of about $23 on the average monthly benefit of $1,460. The 2020...

  • The Case for Giving Social Security to Children

    By Michael Rainey

    US social welfare programs reduced poverty by about two-thirds overall in 2018, according to an analysis of Census data by Matt Bruenig of the left-leaning People’s Policy Project. Bruenig offers a...

  • Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Warren speaks in Manchester

    Elizabeth Warren Has a Plan to Expand Social Security

    By Michael Rainey and Yuval Rosenberg

    Elizabeth Warren released a plan Thursday to expand Social Security and raise benefit payments. Warren’s plan would: Immediately increase benefit payments by $200 a month. If enacted, Warren’s plan...

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