CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 17, 2011
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(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The change in AARP’s position with an announcement that it is ready to make a deal on cutting Social Security benefits examined; statement from policy chief John Rother quoted; ad shown. [AARP’s David CERTNER- says we don’t need to affect anyone who is retired today or near retirement.] [Fiscal Commission co-chair Erskine BOWLES- says Social Security is operating in a cash-negative position.] [Senator Johnny ISAKSON- proposes moving the eligibility out.] [MAN – says Social Security is an insurance.] Why AARP is doing this now discussed.
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