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LEVER TIME PODCAST: The Social Security Chopping Block

On this week’s Lever Time: David Sirota discusses Lindsey Graham’s comments on cutting Social Security and Medicare; Andrew Perez visits a pop-up medical clinic in Joe Manchin’s home state; and Julia Rock explores why New York Dems recently killed a renewable energy bill.
LEVER TIME PODCAST: The Social Security Chopping Block

In the new episode of our weekly podcast Lever Time, David speaks with Alex Lawson, the executive director of Social Security Works, to discuss Lindsey Graham’s recent comments on so-called "entitlement reform" and whether the Biden administration will capitulate to Republicans.

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