Dems will get help from propaganda media in recess attacks on GOP

July 5, 2010 04:35

Democrats told to press Social Security fears over recess. The effort appears to be an election-year grasp at stoking the flames of fear that seniors will lose government benefits or that the age of Social Security recipients will be raised to 70.

By Molly K. Hooper at The Hill

Democratic leaders encouraged their rank-and-file to use recent controversial remarks by Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) to differentiate their party from Republicans over the weeklong recess break.

Caucus Chairman Rep. John Larson (D-Conn.) told The Hill on Thursday that his members head home for the recess focused on five issues; key among those is how Democrats would handle Social Security.


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