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    Social Security Disability Insurance Shortfall

    Stephen Ohlemacher talked about President Obama’s proposal to shift $330 billion from the Social Security retirement trust fund to avert a shortfall in the agency’s disability…

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    Senator Bernie Sanders News Conference

    Senator Bernie Sanders held a news conference on proposed cuts to Social Security and Medicare in the President’s budget request. Senator Sanders also addressed income inequality…

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    Federal Buddget and the 2016 Presidential Campaign

    Former Senators Bob Kerrey (D-NE) and Jack Danforth (R-MO) talked about Congress and the federal budget. Twenty years ago both were members of a bipartisan commission examining Social…

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    Social Security

    Panelists talked about the results of a National Academy of Social Insurance survey on Americans' views on Society Security. Jason Furman, chair of the White House Council of Economic…

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    Social Security Computing Cost Overruns

    Stephen Ohlemacher talked about the Social Security Administration’s $300 million Disability Case Processing System. The system was designed to track disability payments and…

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    Social Security Commissioner Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on confirming the nomination of Carolyn Watts Colvin to be commissioner of the Social Security Administration. Ms. Colvin, who had been…

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    Social Security and Medicare Fiscal Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other officials briefed reporters and answered questions on the annual “Trustees Report.” The report detailed the future financial health of…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    At the daily White House briefing Jay Carney discussed President Obama’s decision to exclude a proposal to reduce cost-of-living adjustments to Social Security benefits in his…

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    Social Security and Retirement Savings

    Witnesses testified on the role of Social Security as a source of retirement income as the number of workers with pensions continued to decline. They agreed that Social Security…

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    Social Security Administration Record Keeping Errors

    David Farenthold talked about Social Security Administration (SSA) record keeping inaccuracies that result in several types of federal assistance regularly being sent to the…

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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 3

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    Social Security Disability Fraud, Panel 1

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on fraudulent Social Security disability benefits claims. Attorney Eric Conn was accused of hiring doctors to submit false health assessments and…

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    Life Expectancy Rate and Retirement

    Retirement and financial planning professionals talked about the implications of increased life expectancy on the workplace and financial planning. Topics included Social Security and…

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    Rising Cost of Social Security Disability

    Panelists talked about the number of Americans claiming Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits, and the programs' financial solvency. In their…

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    Social Security Disability Insurance

    Tad DeHaven talked about the Cato Institute report “The Rising Costs of Social Security Disability Insurance,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Social Security and Retirement Costs

    Social Security Administration Chief Actuary Stephen Goss talked about the challenges in providing Social Security projections. He explained that current law and an ever-changing…

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    2013 Social Security Trustees Report

    Panelists talked about fiscal state of Social Security and the findings in the most recent Social Security trustees report.*They also answered questions from the audience. The report…

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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and other officials briefed reporters and answered questions on a new annual “Trustees Report.” The report detailed the future financial health of…

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    House Minority Leader Weekly Briefing

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discussed the president’s fiscal year 2014 budget request and gun control legislation during her weekly briefing with reporters. She…

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