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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

AP Poll: Majority Of Older Americans Want No Reductions To Social Security

Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans say no. They also veto reductions in the cost-of-living increase.

11/03/2013

Warren Buffett likens it to a nuclear attack. Economists warn that government spending on programs like Social Security would plunge. The Treasury says the economy would slide into a recession worse than the last. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Around The World, Investors And Companies Shrug At US Default

Warren Buffett likens it to a nuclear attack. Economists warn that government spending on programs like Social Security would plunge. The Treasury says the economy would slide into a recession worse than the last.

10/14/2013

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. : David McNew/Getty Images

Shutdown Impact: Veterans Regional Offices Close

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

10/06/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

A new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Current Federal Government Growth Will Overwhelm Long-Term US Budget

A new government study says that federal health care and retirement programs threaten to overwhelm the federal budget and harm the economy in coming decades unless Washington finds the political will to restrain their inexorable growth. The long-term pressures promise to quickly reverse recent improvements in the deficit.

09/17/2013

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U.Va. Creates Task Force Following Mailing Snafu

The University of Virginia’s policies and procedures will be reviewed by a task force to ensure the personal information of students and staff is protected.

07/23/2013

The government said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Trustees: Baby Boomers Will Exhaust Medicare Trust Fund By 2026

The government said Friday that Medicare’s giant hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026, two years later than projected last year, while the date that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund remained unchanged at 2033.

05/31/2013

Judges Sue Social Security Over Case "Quotas." (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judges Sue Social Security Administration Over Case ‘Quotas’

The union representing Social Security’s administrative law judges is suing the agency, claiming judges are forced to decide more than 500 cases a year, a standard that sometimes results in benefits that would otherwise be denied if judges had more time to review evidence.

04/19/2013

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks on the budget in Rose Garden of the White House on April 10,2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Dines With Republican Senators Over Steak Dinner At White House

Over a steak dinner, President Barack Obama dined with a dozen Republican senators at the White House on Wednesday evening in search of common ground on a range of issues, most notably the budget, entitlements and tax reform.

04/11/2013

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