Chained CPI

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Obama Snubs GOP, Ditches Social Security Cuts

Olive branch to Boehner is rescinded

(Newser) - President Obama is done playing nice with the budget. The White House will be ditching a proposal to curtail Social Security cost-of-living increases, along with other policies that he included last year in an attempt to reach out to Republicans, the Wall Street Journal reports. "This year, the administration... More »

Why the Left Hates 'Chained CPI'

Obama's proposed Social Security changes are not popular with liberals

(Newser) - President Obama is making some concessions to Republicans in his new budget, and there's one that has particularly rankled the Democrats' ranks, reports MSNBC : A proposal to change the way Social Security benefits are determined by linking it to something called "chained CPI." So what is it... More »

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