State of the Union
January 20, 2011
Social Security faces new threats from the Republican-controlled House and newly-elected ultra-conservatives in the Senate. In advance of President Obama's State of the Union address next Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders urged him to keep his campaign promise to preserve the "strong and vibrant" system that serves more than 52 million Americans. Sanders also is forming a congressional caucus to protect Social Security. By extremely lopsided margins, thousands of you in our latest survey oppose raising the retirement age and favor lifting the cap on wages subject to the payroll tax. What's your opinion?
To take the survey, click here.
Read Bernie's letter to the president, click here.
Read Bernie's letter to senators, click here.
To watch a video by the Campaign for America's Future, click here.
To read Robert Kuttner's column in Politico, click here.