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October 09, 2018

Retiree Group Endorses Sean Casten for U.S. House

Cites Commitment to Protecting Earned Social Security and Medicare Benefits 

Downers Grove, IL – Members of the Alliance for Retired Americans will proudly announce their endorsement of Sean Casten for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois’ 6th Congressional District on Wednesday Oct. 10th at 9:15 am at the Casten campaign office at 928 Warren Avenue in Downers Grove.

In making their endorsement, Alliance members cited Casten’s commitment to ensuring that all Americans have access to affordable, quality health care.

“Sean Casten’s positions on retiree issues demonstrate a strong commitment to improving the quality of life for older Americans,” said Barbara Franklin, President of the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans. “His dedication to preserving and protecting Social Security and Medicare from benefit cuts will help ensure these programs will be around for current and future generations.”

Members also cited Mr. Casten’s commitment to protecting people with pre-existing health conditions, stronger retirement and pension security, and quality long term care.

Casten’s opponent, Rep. Peter Roskam, has earned a 6% Lifetime Pro-Retiree score in the Alliance’s Congressional Voting Record for his votes against protecting earned Social Security and Medicare benefits and other retiree issues. Nationally, the Alliance has 4.4 million members and than more than 240,00 retirees in Illinois.

What:             Endorsement of Sean Casten

Who:               Sean Casten

Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans members

When:             Wednesday, October 10th, 9:15 a.m.

Where:           Casten campaign office, 928 Warren Avenue
Downers Grove, Illinois


Contact:  Jeanne Cameron, or (312) 623-5941

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