A coalition of progressive groups protesting Obama's proposed cuts to Social Security, led by Bernie Sanders, will deliver more than two million signatures on petitions today.
April 9, 2013

Sen. Bernie Sanders delivered over two million signatures today on a petition protesting the president's budget plans to cut Social Security.

He led a coalition which includes MoveOn.org, Progressive Change Campaign Committee, CREDO, National Organization for Women, Social Security Works, Alliance for Retired Americans, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Democracy For America, Campaign for America's Future, The Other 98%, Progressives United, Blue America, Rebuild the Dream, and others.

You can watch the delivery here.

Congressional switchboard: 800-998-0180

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