Elizabeth Warren Is Wrong About Social Security

Elizabeth Warren's plan to boost benefits will lead to tax increases, deficits -- or both.

Promises, promises.

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Social Security has a long-term funding gap that just keeps growing. Neither political party has a plan to pay for the promises we've already made to people contributing to the system. But Democrats are bringing a new idea to the table: make even more promises.

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