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Elaine Marshall on Social Security

 


Stand firm against risky privatization schemes

Hardworking Americans have paid into Social Security, and we must honor their commitment by ensuring they receive full benefits in their retirement. Elaine Marshall understands that the current recession and long-term economic trends have left Americans increasingly reliant on Social Security, and she'll fight to protect this vital program, now & in the future:
Source: Campaign website, elainemarshall.com, "Issues" Jul 20, 2010

Opposes private retirement accounts.

Marshall opposes the CC survey question on private retirement accounts

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: "Allowing individuals to invest a portion of their Social Security tax in private retirement accounts"

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q6 on Aug 11, 2010

Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age.

Marshall signed the Social Security Protectors Pledge

Some 200 Democratic House and Senate candidates have signed on to a pledge rejecting any effort to privatize or scale back Social Security benefits or raise the retirement age. The Progressive Change Campaign Committee sponsored this pledge among Congressional candidates.

Source: PCCC Survey 10-PCCC on Aug 11, 2010

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