Obama’s (Latest) Social Security Whopper

President Obama claimed that Republican leaders are pushing to make "privatizing Social Security a key part of their legislative agenda" should they regain control of the House and Senate. He said this is "right up there on their to-do list with repealing" parts of the new health care law.

We find the president’s claim to be mostly false. Full Story »

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Aug. 17, 2010

Excellent research by FactCheck.org on President Obama's claim that Republicans are pushing to privatize Social Security. This thorough article debunks that statement with extensive factual evidence from multiple sources, including some that were contacted directly for this report. This article sheds new light on recent efforts by Democrats to distort the Republican position on this issue.

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