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Received this e-mail today from PCCC regarding Senator Brian Schatz (D. HI):

The next U.S. Senator from Hawaii will be decided in less than a month. The winner will be either Colleen Hanabusa, a corporate Democrat who has voted to cut Social Security, or Senator Brian Schatz, a bold progressive who was one of the first to champion expanding Social Security along with us.

The debate they just had couldn't have made this clash any clearer. Schatz showed us what a Social Security champion looks like.

Watch a clip of their debate here!

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Then, click here to share on Facebook, and click here to share on Twitter!

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In the debate, Schatz called out Hanabusa for her vote for the Simpson-Bowles plan to cut Social Security. He looked at her and asked, “Do you regret this?” She backpedaled, denied it, and tried to say her vote wouldn’t cut benefits. Then, in rebuttal, he read a letter the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare wrote to her -- it was damning.

This is about the future of the Democratic Party and Social Security. If we want to protect and expand Social Security, we need Brian Schatz in the Senate. With less than a month to go before the primary election, Schatz needs our support now.  

Watch the epic video and chip in $3 to help Brian Schatz win his primary in less than a month.

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Thanks for being a bold progressive.

-- Adam Green, PCCC co-founder

Click here to donate to Schatz's campaign:
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Originally posted to pdc on Fri Jul 18, 2014 at 05:51 PM PDT.

Also republished by Social Security Defenders and The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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