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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:06 PM

Harry Reid: 'We Are Not Going To Mess With Social Security' [View all]

Source: Huffington Post

Top Democrats in the U.S. Senate are saying this week that they won't push changes to Social Security as part of a deal to reduce the federal budget deficit.

"We are not going to mess with Social Security," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) told reporters as he left a news conference Wednesday, according to Reuters.

During the conference, Reid invited Republicans to "dance" rather than fight over the so-called "fiscal cliff" -- the nickname given a looming expiration of tax cuts and spending cuts that will take effect at the end of the year.

"Everything doesn't have to be a fight -- that's the way it's been the last couple of years," Reid said. "So everyone should comprehend, especially my Senate friends, that legislation is the art of compromise and consensus building."

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