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Mitch McConnell



    We all know that Social Security is one of this country's greatest success stories in the 20th century.

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    In times of catastrophe, when destruction, suffering and death are so overwhelming that it breaks your heart and almost leaves you numb, it is comforting to find that an outpouring of generosity, kindness and help from our fellow man restores our faith and strengthens our souls,

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    Everyone knows that purchasing power has been eroded, ... Clearly this is a problem that everyone can agree needs to be addressed.

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    The money that goes into Social Security is not the government's money. it's your money. You paid for it.

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    In America, money does not equal speech, ... More money does not entitle one to more speech. The powerful are not entitled to a greater voice in politics than average people. Everyone has an equal say in our government; that's why our Declaration of Independence starts with 'We the people.'

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    The reformers persist in promoting the notion that it is somehow desirable for the federal government to determine how much political discourse we are going to have in our campaigns in this country, ... You hear them say time and time again -- you heard it this morning and we'll hear it next week -- that we're spending too much in American politics. Now remember what the Supreme Court says that means we're saying. They're saying we're speaking to much.

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