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Sun Dec 30, 2012, 06:21 PM

GOP Drops Social Security Cut Demand In Fiscal Cliff Negotiations



BRIAN BEUTLER 5:33 PM EST, SUNDAY DECEMBER 30, 2012

Just hours after GOP efforts to include a Social Security benefit cut in a last minute deal to avoid the fiscal cliff ground negotiations to a halt, Republicans backtracked.

After a Republican conference meeting in the Capitol on Sunday evening, numerous senators emerged to announce that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell would retract his request to include the so-called "chained CPI" measure in any short-term budget deal.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 06:39 PM

1. Social Security is solvent...no need to be on table ...more proof the GOP are fools

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 06:52 PM

2. I like seeing that.. "the repubs are

BACKTRACKING"!

thanks DonViejo

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 08:03 PM

3. This is a huge loss for Obama according to some!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sun Dec 30, 2012, 10:35 PM

4. KnR. Quelle Surprise. Backtracking. Retracting.

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