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Chart of the Day: Poor elderly women to get screwed in fiscal cliff deal

Tweet After several offers and counteroffers, Congress and the President may be close to reaching a fiscal cliff deal. Part of that agreement involves cutting Social Security benefits by switching to calculating them based on chained CPI. According to Brad DeLong, “‘Chained-CPI’ is code for ‘let’s really impoverish some women in their 90s!’” Since women tend to [...]
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