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Senate Democrats won't "mess with Social Security": Reid
November 7, 2012 / 5:50 PM / in 5 years

Senate Democrats won't "mess with Social Security": Reid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on Wednesday reaffirmed his opposition to tinkering with the Social Security retirement program in pushing for a bipartisan deficit-reduction deal.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) addresses the first session of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 4, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi

“We are not going to mess with Social Security,” Reid told reporters as he left a post-election news conference that he used to call for cooperation between the two parties in dealing with U.S. fiscal woes.

Reporting By Thomas Ferraro; Editing by Stacey Joyce

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