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Americans over the age of 50 show up more often to vote compared to younger voters

This week, AARP Maine announced the results of their 2018 Survey Insights from Maine’s Voters Age 50+.

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Crisis or speed bump? What UK vote on European Union means

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy that is still struggling to reach full speed years after the global financial crisis.

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Senate delays Medicare physicians fee vote

WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate has delayed giving final congressional approval to bipartisan legislation permanently blocking Medicare cuts for physicians until next month. The GOP-led House approved the $214 billion bill last week, moving Congress close to resolving a problem that has long plagued it. That 392-37 vote, plus President Barack Obama’s endorsement of the […]

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Medicare rationing? House vote political in nature

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar WASHINGTON — House Republicans resurrected the specter of Medicare rationing Thursday in an election-year vote to repeal cost controls in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. In the GOP crosshairs is a board that has yet to be named but would be empowered to force cuts to drug companies, insurers and other service […]

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Vote, ballot box

The future of Medicare, Social Security

Here lies the opportunity for my generation to make sure that whatever Congress does to curb the deficit, Medicare and Social Security will not only survive, but will remain in forms we can count on as safety nets.

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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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