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New Social Security proposals from Congressional Republicans are renewing discussion of changes to the program this year. We hear about the status of the President’s plan, the suggested alternatives, and how changes to Social Security could affect you.
- Sen. Robert Bennett (R-Utah)
- William Halter former deputy commissioner and acting commissioner of the Social Security Administration during the Clinton administration
- Alex Pollock resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and former president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago.
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