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Candidates, voters must work together after election

As the election season winds down, there are just two things left for voters to do: study up on the issues then hit the ballot box. Sounds easy, so why do potential voters seem so frustrated or worse, ambivalent?

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AARP Voters Guide for U.S. Senate

The AARP Voters’ Guide compiles publicly available information and statements from candidates’ campaign sources on Social Security, Medicare and financial security. Find out where Scott P. Brown (R) and Elizabeth A. Warren (D) stand on these issues before voting on Nov. 6.

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Election 2012: Don’t Stand on the Sidelines

By: Linda F. Fitzgerald Election season is upon us. And, this year, for older Americans and our families, the ballot on Nov. 6 is more important than ever. After all, the next President and Congress may well determine the future of Medicare and Social Security. Yet, so far, the debate about these crucial programs has […]

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Vote shows independents, seniors upset with Dems

For seniors, a group that takes voting seriously, Obama’s health care overhaul legislation was a driving issue. Fifty-three percent said the measure should be repealed — and almost all of this group backed Republican House candidates on Election Day. Among all voters who are younger, 46 percent want the law revoked.

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Mass. candidates address retiree concerns at AARP forum

The candidates appeared at historic Faneuil Hall for an AARP sponsored forum, which focused on key issues for older individuals and their families, including health and prescription drug affordability, economic security for older workers, home and community based care, housing and transportation.

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