Marty Walsh on Social Security



Advocate for health care, Social Security, rest of New Deal

The first name that comes to mind as a candidate who can take on Trump is the man Walsh invited to swear him in for his second term as mayor: "Joe Biden gets it." But what is "it"? What's the way for Democrats to grab the Marty Walshes whom they've lost? Walsh said the answer is advocating for health care, Social Security and the rest of the New Deal, and leaning hard into diversity and immigration.
Source: Politico.com: interview of Boston Mayor , Jul 24, 2018

Must keep fighting cuts to Social Security & Medicare

Progress on health care is getting rolled back. Taxes are shifting from the wealthy onto the backs of working people. And there's talk of cutting Social Security and Medicare for our seniors. We see attacks on workers' rights and attacks on the women and immigrants and people of color. These are efforts to break up and tear down the middle class that built America's prosperity and is building Boston's future. That's why we have stood up to fight back, and we must keep fighting back.
Source: Mayoral Inaugural Address (State of the City speech) , Jan 1, 2018

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Other big-city mayors on Social Security: Marty Walsh on other issues:

Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee)
Bill de Blasio (D,NYC)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Bob Filner (D,San Diego)
Steven Fulop (D,Jersey City)
Eric Garcetti (D,Los Angeles)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Marty Walsh (D,Boston)

Former Mayors:
Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Jerry Brown (D,Oakland,CA)
Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rudy Giuliani (R,New York City)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Tom Menino (D,Boston)
Dennis Kucinch (D,Cleveland,OH)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Sarah Palin (R,Wasilla,AK)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)
Antonio Villaraigosa (D,Los Angeles)
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