e living through a similar economic crisis, but without the leadership and boldness this moment demands.
Eighty five years ago today, the Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to provide federal assistance for older, unemployed, and vulnerable Americans. During our country’s worst economic crisis, FDR acted boldly to protect our seniors. To this day, millions of senior citizens and Americans with disabilities depend on their Social Security benefits for their livelihood.
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