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Posted byon March 11, 2011 at 1:48 PM EST
In today’s Washington Post, Charles Krauthammer calls into question the integrity of the Social Security trust fund and the integrity of statements I have made recently about the program. Let’s examine his charges.
Posted byon February 11, 2011 at 4:23 PM EST
Last Friday, I had the honor to deliver remarks at the dedication of the Robert M. Ball Federal Building in Baltimore.
Posted byon January 28, 2011 at 1:53 PM EST
Austan Goolsbee, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, answers questions on the economy, and the plans the President outlined in the State of the Union for winning the future.
Posted byon December 14, 2010 at 12:30 PM EST
Según la Oficina del Censo, en los EE.UU. más de 35 millones de personas hablan español principalmente en sus hogares. Como Comisionado del Seguro Social, por mucho tiempo he pensado que para mejor servir a la comunidad hispana es importante hacer disponible nuestros servicios más populares en español. Me complace anunciar que nuestro servicio de internet más popular –el Calculador de beneficios de jubilación- ya está disponible en español en el sitio www.segurosocial.gov.
Posted byon October 14, 2010 at 4:20 PM EST
Jared Bernstein, Chief Economic Advisor to the Vice President, discusses the new rules announced by the Department of Labor to help make sure Americans have access to the information they need to make good decisions about how to save for retirement.
Posted byon August 26, 2010 at 8:47 AM EST
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is improving the Medicare Prescription Drug program, including making Medicare Part D easier to use. These reforms are part of the Obama Administration’s commitment to ensuring that the benefits of Medicare are secure, and that seniors gain more control and can more easily make choices that best meet their needs.
Posted byon August 14, 2010 at 5:00 AM EST
On the 75th anniversary of Social Security, President Obama promises to protect it from Republican leaders in Congress who have made privatization a key part of their agenda. He makes clear that, especially in light of the financial crisis, gambling Social Security on Wall Street makes no sense.
Posted byon August 13, 2010 at 4:45 PM EST
While some in Congress look to turn Medicare into a voucher program, the Affordable Care Act will strengthen Medicare, lowering costs for seniors and saving the country billions.
Posted byon June 25, 2010 at 11:35 AM EST
Nancy-Ann DeParle, Director of the White House Office of Health Reform, joins the President in commending passage of legislation to prevent a 21-percent pay cut for doctors participating in Medicare.
Posted byon June 15, 2010 at 8:45 AM EST
Tina Tchen highlights efforts taking place today, the 5th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, to address and end the abuse and neglect of seniors.