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Mar 13 2023
Nikki Haley calls for entitlement program changes for younger people
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley is proposing changes to entitlement programs for younger generations, opening the door to potential cuts to Social Security and Medicare if elected.
At a campaign rally Monday night in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Haley promised not to touch the benefits of older people who retired with certain guarantees of a financialMarketWatch
Jan 10 2023
Why Entitlement Reform Is So Hard
The U.S. electorate’s hostility toward serious entitlement reform has a long and consistent track record. Unyielding defense of the status quo has been a winning campaign strategy for decades, and serial efforts to push major changes to Social Security and Medicare onto the national agenda have all sputtered and failed. Both parties have internalized the lesson.
Lawmakers have two meansThe Dispatch
Apr 28 2023
Virginia school district where teacher shot by first-grader says she should only be entitled to workers’ comp
The Virginia school district, where a 6-year-old student shot his first-grade teacher earlier this year, has filed documents asking a court to throw out her $40 million lawsuit, arguing that with her injuries, she is only entitled to workers’ compensation. Abigail Zwerner, 25, is pursuing damages following the attack on Jan. 6 at Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia. HerFox Business
Mar 17 2023
Macron Raises France’s Retirement Age as U.S. Politicians Debate Entitlements
As American politicians accuse one another of being the biggest threat to Social Security, several countries around the world are pondering whether to raise their retirement age to resolve future solvency concerns. Risking political backlash, President Emmanuel Macron has decided to raise the French retirement age from 62 to 64.
Macron was worried that France’s parliament would notNational Review
Mar 02 2023
Trump not entitled to immunity against Jan. 6 civil lawsuits, Justice Dept. says
The Justice Department said Thursday that Donald Trump is not entitled to absolute immunity against civil lawsuits seeking to hold him liable for the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Government lawyers agreed with Trump that presidents are entitled to robust protections against being sued over their official duties. But in a newly filed court brief, they disagreed that theLos Angeles Times
Feb 09 2023
Biden heads to Trump and DeSantis' backyard after clashing with Republicans on entitlements
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Florida on Thursday, taking his post-State of the Union roadshow directly to the epicenter of the Republican Party. Florida is not only home to the two top contenders for the Republican nomination to challenge Biden in 2024, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former President Donald Trump, but also Republican Sen. Rick Scott, who the president hasNBC News (Online)
Oct 04 2012
EntitlementsThe Heritage Foundation
Nov 09 2022
Manchin's Comments Create Hope for Bipartisan Entitlements Deal
Several conservative lawmakers said they welcomed Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., indicating the possibility of bipartisan entitlements reform in the next Congress.
Manchin, a moderate Democrat, suggested that lawmakers from both major parties might be able to find common ground on shoring up solvency for programs such as Social Security and Medicare.
"If we don't look at the trustNewsmax (News)
Nov 04 2022
Opinion: Voter intimidation tactics reflect sense of entitlement
Let us apologize in advance to Barack Obama, who once wrote a book called “The Audacity of Hope.” You see, our subject today is what might be called the Caucacity of Nope.
The word is a new coinage, a portmanteau of “Caucasian” and “audacity” denoting a brand of white arrogance and entitlement that has become tiresomely familiar in recent years. It often plays out in episodes —Leonard Pitts Jr
Mar 12 2013