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Pro-senior lobby 'terrifies' some GOP lawmakers in budget talks

The pro-senior lobby in Washington, led by AARP and its 37 million members, as well as unions and Democratic-activists, stand between those ready to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits. Lawmakers are terrified of these groups, and with good reason.

'Obamascare Scammers' threaten elderly with jail

Concord - Just when you thought identity thieves and telemarketer scammers who target the elderly were the lowest form of sub-human scum, a new species is discovered.

HUD loses case in reverse mortgage ruling

A court of appeals ruled in favor of two plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by the surviving spouse of a reverse mortgage borrower.

AARP denies partisanship after Obama debate mention

Washington - The AARP has endorsed the health care overhaul that has come to be known as "Obamacare;" however the senior advocacy organization wasted no time telling President Obama not to speak on its behalf after Wednesday's presidential debate.

Paul Ryan gets loudly booed at AARP convention

New Orleans - Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan drew loud boos and shouts of “liar!” at the AARP national convention in New Orleans when he insisted that the Obama-backed health care law harms Medicare.

AARP and Microsoft show how generations use online communication

A new study shows how different generations view and use online communication and social networks to bridge age gaps and build relationships.

Jane Pauley returning to Today Show thanks to AARP and NBC

Jane Pauley is returning to the Today Show as a contributor next week. The return is in part the work of AARP. Pauley is AARP's "Ambassador of Your Life Calling."

AARP, AMA endorse health care reform legislation

The American Association of Retired Person and the American Medial Association have officially endorsed the Democratic health care reform plan on Thursday as the vote enters the final stretch.

AARP Loses Members After Supporting Health Care Reform

The AARP has seen about 60,000 members leave their organization after backing health care reform. The group support's President Obama's health care overhaul plans even if many of its members do not.

60,000 drop their AARP membership over health care position

As the debate on government-sponsored health care was elevated throughout the summer, many AARP members expressed concern with the organization's general support of Democratic approaches. Now 60,000 members have defected over the issue.

Op-Ed: Senior citizens represent threat to Democrats' longevity

As town hall presentations have been met with widespread protest nationally, Democrats may be in danger of neglecting the concerns of senior citizens - and may feel this neglect at the polls in 2010.

Obama: AARP endorsed health care plan; AARP: claim 'inaccurate'

At President Obama's town hall meeting in New Hampshire, Obama claims AARP is behind the controversial House health care bill - but the claim is news to AARP.

Biden: 'We're going to go bankrupt as a nation'

Speaking to the AARP, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says that the only way the U.S. can avoid bankruptcy is to adopt the Democrats' health care reform bill.
 

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Richard Simmons at the AARP s  Life@50+ National Event and Expo
Richard Simmons at the AARP's Life@50+ National Event and Expo
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Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan giving remarks at the AARP convention in New Orlean...
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan giving remarks at the AARP convention in New Orleans Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.
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