Need To Know

Florida, seniors and entitlements

Season 2 Episode 20 | 25m 10s

As the GOP presidential candidates head to Florida, anchor Jeff Greenfield looks at the political power of the state's large senior population. That's especially relevant this year with talk of Social Security and Medicare reform - reforms that are strongly opposed by many senior groups. It poses a problem for candidates promoting entitlement reform that would reduce the national debt.

Aired: 01/26/12

Expired: 01/26/17

Rating: NR

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