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Sanders: Possible Cuts for Social Security Disability

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is warning about possible big cuts to the Social Security disability program

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    Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is warning about possible big cuts to the Social Security disability program.

    Republicans have been warning about a looming shortfall in the program, but Sanders says it's a manufactured crisis.

    The Vermont Independent says changes proposed by the Republican majority could result in a 19 percent cut in benefits for disabled workers and their dependents next year.

    He says he supports a push by the White House to move money from the Social Security retirement funds into the disability program.

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