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America’s workers are coming together around our shared belief that working families need more economic security—not less—and the wealthy simply need to pay their fair share.  No more Bush tax cuts for the richest 2%. No benefit cuts for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

Working people are asking our elected representatives in the lame-duck Congress to keep the promises they have made to their constituents by protecting our most important family protection programs.

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Originally posted to Richard Trumka on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 11:08 AM PST.

Also republished by The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, In Support of Labor and Unions, and Social Security Defenders.

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