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Friday Alerts

September 19, 2014

Rally at U.S. Capitol Fires up Seniors

On Thursday, the Alliance for Retired Americans, Americans United for Change and allies held a rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC to say, “Hands off Social Security and Medicare!” Additional event co-sponsors included AFSCME, the AFL-CIO, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT); Communications Workers of America; the National Education Association; Social Security Works; Granny off the Cliff; SEIU, and several others.
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Press Release

August 22, 2014

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan Won’t Say why he Favors Slashing Medicare and Medicaid

While on his book tour in Pensacola, Florida, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) refused to say why he favors slashing Medicare and Medicaid in order to fund $5 trillion in tax breaks for millionaires and corporations.
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Latest News from National Journal

September 22, 2014

The U.S. Military Has Begun Striking ISIS in Syria

Fighters, bombers, and Tomahawks missiles are being used against Islamic State forces in Syria Monday night, says the Pentagon.
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National Journal Congressional News

September 22, 2014

Survey Finds Public Transit Riders Younger Than Expected

Young parents, occasional riders, and extroverts are typical transit users, study finds.
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Health Care News from National Journal

September 22, 2014

How Soon We Forget the Veteran Who Attacked the White House

The story behind Friday's intrusion: a VA system failing millions like Omar J. Gonzalez.
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