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Illinois Congressional Democrats: Take Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security off the chopping block.

Even before the President issued his budget that includes cuts to the social safety net, Congressmen Alan Grayson (D-FL) and Mark Takano (D-CA) had written a letter to the President. In it they respectfully promise to vote against any and every cut to Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security benefits -- including raising the retirement age or cutting the cost of living adjustments that your constituents earned and need.
Please sign this petition asking your Illinois Congressional representative to support the people of Illinois by signing the Grayson-Takano letter.

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