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    elwior

    I've been trying to follow the leaks and rumors on this, but the only low income folks I've seen who might be protected are those on SSI, which does not include me.

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      elwior

      Is that the president tentatively agreed to chained CPI in 2011 after Jack Lew assured him that it could be done in such a way that did not hurt the poorest beneficiaries and might even get them a little more. Which would not be so terrible, but it depends how they define poor.

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