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Social Security's COLA At Stake In 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks?

NPR | Dec. 5, 2012 7:34 a.m.

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Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish talks to John Ydstie about a Republican proposal to cut spending by changing the way Social Security benefits are adjusted for inflation. Some economists believe the current system over-compensates retirees and should be changed.

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