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Obama enrages progressives with rumored budget cuts to Social Security
Ned <http://tv.msnbc.com/author/resnikoff/> Resnikoff,
Rumored details of President Obama's proposed budget sparked a firestorm
among progressives on Friday. The 2013 budget, expected to be released next
budget.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130405> week, is said to
include phased-in cuts to Social Security benefits.
"You can't call yourself a Democrat and support Social Security benefit
cuts," Progressive Change Campaign Committee co-founder Stephanie Taylor
ma_budget/singleton/> in a widely circulated statement. "The president is
proposing to steal thousands of dollars from grandparents and veterans by
cutting cost-of-living adjustments, and any congressional Democrat who votes
for such a plan should be ready for a primary challenge."