Obama's Social Security plan draws GOP support

04/16/2013 | Washington Post, The

Republican Party leaders are starting to publicly back President Barack Obama's offer to make some cuts in the Social Security program. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said he is trying to persuade fellow GOP members to stop criticizing the proposal. Two House subcommittees are scheduled to take up Obama's idea of linking Social Security cost-of-living adjustments to an index that is less generous than the one currently used.

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