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Majority of House Dems Oppose Benefit Cuts for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Majority-of-House-Dems-Oppose-Benefit-Cuts-for-Social-Security-Medicare-Medicaid

Another Republican-manufactured fiscal crisis is fast approaching and it threatens the fragile economic recovery with the automatic, across–the-board sequestration budget cuts scheduled to kick in on March 1. Republicans have indicated they will block any attempt to stop the sequester unless there are benefit cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

But a majority of House Democrats late last week signed a House Progressive Caucus letter to President Obama opposing benefit cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

"We write to affirm our vigorous opposition to cutting ..."