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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Legislative Session March 12, 2014
Sherrod Brown, D-OH
"We know for many Americans, the traditional three-legged retirement system—Social Security, defined pension benefit, and personal retirement savings—that three-legged stool is simply no longer working. For many, two of those legs are gone, and the third leg—the Social Security monthly payment for low-income workers—is, frankly, way too short."
Executive Session June 30, 2011
Joseph Lieberman, ID-CT
"After all he has done, General Petraeus would be well-justified in seeking a quiet, personal retirement now. But fortunately for the rest of us, service to a cause larger than himself is General Petraeus’ creed and destiny. The brave and skillful men and women of the Central Intelligence Agency will be in very good hands when he is given the opportunity to become their leader, and all Americans will be fortunate indeed, and safer, when General Petraeus is at the helm there."
Americans Can’T Afford Any More Failed Economic Policies July 1, 2010
Russ Carnahan, D-MO
"And some Republicans are still trying to privatize Social Security. Do I need to remind people that personal retirement funds have been wiped out under failed Republican economics?"
Motion To Go To Conference On S. 294, Passenger Rail Investment And Improvement Act Of 2008 July 22, 2008
Dean Heller, R-NV
"Additionally, tax increases that affect oil companies also hurt retirees, seniors, and pension funds. In 2004, more than 2,600 pension funds run by Federal, State, and local governments held almost $64 billion in shares of U.S. oil and natural gas companies. These funds represent the major retirement security for the Nation’s current and retired soldiers, teachers, and police and fire personnel at every level of government. Fourteen percent of shares are held in IRAs and other personal retirement accounts. Forty-five million U.S. households have IRAs and other personal retirement accounts."
Health Care October 30, 2007
Steve King, R-IA
"But something that we have done if we had had the support of the Blue Dogs, because the Republicans were in support of this, was the President’s proposal that we offer people the opportunity if they were young enough to make the actuarials work out, a personal retirement account that could begin to transition some people off of Social Security. They get their Social Security benefits too, but it would supplement that, and then the need to increase that would have diminished over time."

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