Social Security

Social security and other welfare programs are used for more than retirement. They help families and individuals avoid poverty.
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Rep. Al Lawson received from American Bankers Assn: $12.5k, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: $10k, American Council of Life Insurers: $6k, plus $19k from others on Social Security
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Senator Bernard Sanders received from American Federation of Teachers: $5k, National Education Assn: $5k on Social Security
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Vice President Joseph Biden received from International Assn of Fire Fighters: $5k on Social Security
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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse received from International Assn of Fire Fighters: $15k, National Beer Wholesalers Assn: $14k, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: $10k, plus $32.2k from others on Social Security
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FOR Republicans

Republicans want to uphold current social welfare programs. At the same time, they want to place a focus on helping recipients achieve independence – including improving the sources of poverty like over-regulation of business growth and private sector compassionate aid programs. source

FOR Democrats

Democrats want people who make over $250,000 to pay more into the program in order to fund it. source

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