Happy Birthday Social Security!

77 years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Social Security into law. As a result, seniors were rescued from poverty and the middle class was strengthened.

Congressman Xavier Becerra’s office put together this helpful timeline to remind us of Social Security’s achievements:

As Leader Pelosi said today, “Democrats reaffirm our commitment to Social Security and the promise to strengthen it for future generations.” Meanwhile, Republicans like Congressman Paul Ryan have advocated for privatizing the program and jeopardizing the security of our seniors.

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