Social Security, Medicare Must Be Protected

Social Security, Medicare must be protected

Since 1935, Americans have relied on Social Security upon retirement. Today, almost two-thirds of seniors count on Social Security for most of their income and another one-third for the entirety of it. Equally fundamental to the financial protection of seniors is Medicare, which provides access to health care for 49 million Americans annually.While these programs support the security of our expanding senior population, Republicans are [...]

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