AARP Wobbles on Social Security Benefit Cuts

The AARP, a powerful nonprofit organization that fights for the rights of individuals over the age of 50, appeared to be easing its longstanding opposition to cuts to Social Security benefits in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, then the group backed away from those comments. "The ship was sailing. I wanted to be at the wheel when that happens," John Rother, AARP's long-time policy chief told the newspaper. But Friday afternoon, the group issued a statement, citing "inaccurate media...Full Story
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