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Braley: Remove cap on Social Security tax

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Posted: Friday, July 4, 2014 12:00 am

All that’s needed to shore up Social Security is to raise the minimum wage and eliminate the cap on how much income is subject to the Social Security tax, Congressman Bruce Braley said Thursday.

Braley, Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by longtime Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin, discussed Social Security and Medicare with a small group of supporters Thursday in a meeting room at the Council Bluffs Public Library. He said voters would see “stark differences” between him and Republican opponent Joni Ernst on those issues.

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