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Are your senators fighing to Save Social Security?

If they aren't, time is of the essence to push them to do so.

Win or lose this election, a "Grand Bargain" to cut the deficit by gutting Social Security is on track for the Lame Duck session this fall.

And Americablog is urging you to press your senators to join the fight against slicing and dicing the safety net:

Sen. Bernie Sanders has organized a coalition of senators who are sworn opponents of all cuts to Social Security. This post has three points. I want you to see the list of senators who are fighting for you and your children. I want you to see Sen. Sanders letter. And I’d like you to press your senator to join in.

■ The last one first — pressing your senator to join in. Sen. Sanders’ letter is the inside game to complement the outside game some of us are urging by our impertinent public comments and recommendations. We need insiders to throw their senatorial bodies on the tracks to stop this. (For why, see here:

We have 29 senatorial bodies in the fight to save Social Security. We need 12 more for a filibuster. Is your senator on the list below?

Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Al Franken (D-MN)

Other signers:
Harry Reid (D-NV)
Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
Jack Reed (D-RI)
Sherrod Brown ((D-OH)
Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Ben Cardin (D-MD)
Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)
Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
Tom Harkin (D-IA)
Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Barbara Mikulski (D-MD)
Patty Murray (D-WA)
Barbara Boxer (D-CA)
Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
Daniel Akaka (D-HI)
Tim Johnson (D-SD)
John Rockefeller (D-WV)
Daniel Inouye (D-HI)
Tom Udall (D-NM)
Robert Memendez (D-NJ)
Carl Levin (D-MI)
Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
Joe Manchin (D-WV)

If not, go thou, pick up the phone (or the pen) and give them what for — in your politest what-for voice, of course:

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