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Don Beyer on Social Security

 

 


I oppose any effort to privatize Social Security

Social Security and Medicare are important commitments we've made to senior citizens, and we must keep both programs strong. Over the last few years, many Tea Party Republicans have attacked both Social Security and Medicare, and we must stand firm in opposition to these attacks.

I oppose any effort to privatize Social Security. Privatization schemes would link Social Security to the stock market, and that means monthly benefits could go up or down with the market.

Source: 2014 Virginia House campaign website, FriendsOfDonBeyer.com , Oct 10, 2014

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