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Bruce Braley Opens Door To Ending Guaranteed Social Security Benefits 

DES MOINES - Despite his hypocritical attack yesterday, just two years ago Washington liberal Bruce Braley opened the door to ending guaranteed Social Security benefits.  During his re-election campaign, Braley said he would look at means testing – which would let the government determine which seniors are eligible for Social Security. Notably, Braley has also told the Cedar Rapids Gazette that he would support raising the Social Security retirement age. “Bruce Braley talks a big game about protecting guaranteed Social Security benefits, but he has actually opened the door to ending them,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan ...

Bruce Braley Lied To Seniors About Keeping Their Healthcare Provider

Bruce Braley Lied To Seniors About Keeping Their Healthcare Provider ObamaCare Forced 21,000 Iowa Seniors On Medicare Advantage To Change Their Plan DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley proudly told Iowans that under ObamaCare they could keep their current healthcare provider. However, since the law has been passed, 21,000 Iowa seniors have been forced off their plans. As the Marshalltown Times-Republican reports: “More than 21,000 Iowans are being forced to change their Medicare Advantage plans, after a handful of carriers have decided to drop their coverage in the state. That number includes 580 Medicare Advantage subscribers ...

Bruce Braley Can’t Be Trusted On Social Security

DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley has proven that he can't be trusted on the issue of Social Security. Braley first said that he was for raising the retirement age, but today he announced he opposes his own idea. As the Des Moines Register reports: “Braley told the Cedar Rapids Gazette in 2006 – shortly before he won his first election to Congress – that raising the retirement age might be necessary to ensure Social Security's long-term viability. … The Braley campaign on Monday clarified that he does not support raising the retirement …” (Jason Noble, New Joni Ernst Ad Pledges Support For Entitlements, The Des Moines ...

Bruce Braley Called For Raising The Social Security Retirement Age

DES MOINES – The Republican Party of Iowa is reminding voters that Washington liberal Bruce Braley has called for raising the Social Security retirement age. As the Cedar Rapids Gazette reports: "However, he's willing to consider all options when it comes to ensuring the program's long-term viability. … However, there aren't many options he would rule out. Braley called for 'some modest adjustments.' With life expectancy growing, raising the retirement age - similar to the adjustment made under the Reagan administration - might be necessary, Braley said. (James Lynch, Braley Calls For `Some Modest Adjustments' To Social Security, The Cedar ...