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Seniors to fight attempt to change Social Security

Seniors and advocates vow to fight any proposed cuts to Social Security cost-of-living adjustments. The proposal would mean smaller hikes for retirees and the disabled. Seniors and advocates vow to fight any proposed cuts to Social Security cost-of-living adjustments. The proposal would mean smaller hikes for retirees and the disabled. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
By Michael Levenson and Alex Katz
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / October 28, 2011

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Vulnerable retirees must not bear the brunt of the effort to cut the federal deficit, say seniors groups livid over a push, backed by key Senate Democrats, to cut Medicare reimbursements and limit Social Security benefit increases.

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