2016 Endorsement Questions

Social Security

  1. Will you oppose all attempts to cut or reduce Social Security benefits, such as chained CPI or raising the retirement age, and support expanding Social Security benefits?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

2.   Will you oppose privatization of Social Security in all forms, including replacing the current guaranteed benefit formula          with private accounts?

Yes___ _   No_____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

Medicare

  1. Will you oppose any plans that would convert Medicare into a “voucher” system, also known as “premium support,” for present or future Medicare recipients?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

  1. Will you oppose raising the age of eligibility for Medicare above the current eligibility age of 65?

Yes_____    No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

Medicaid

  1. Will you oppose converting Medicaid funding to block grants to states?

Yes ___ _   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

  1. Do you support the expansion of Medicaid eligibility contained in the Affordable Care Act? (Please answer with no more than 125 words)

Yes ___ _   No  _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

Earned Benefits

  1. Will you agree to refer to Social Security and Medicare as “Earned Benefits,” rather than using the pejorative term “Entitlements”?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

Drug Prices

  1. Will you support efforts to lower prescription drug costs?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

  1. Will you support promoting competition and leverage our nation’s bargaining power to lower drug prices?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):

  1. Will you demand a stop to excess profiteering by drug companies?

Yes _____   No _____

Comments (please no more than 125 words):