Thursday, February 26, 2009

NYT: With Spending Set, at Least for Now, the Knives Come Out

In advance of the fiscal responsibility meeting, the president last week shelved a plan to appoint a Social Security task force to recommend ways to ensure the program’s long-term solvency, after protests from Democratic leaders in Congress, especially the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi of California, and from liberal activists who want to head off any reductions of future retirees’ benefits.

From a long article at

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