US pensioners troubled by debt deal

As debt deadline looms, retirees worry that their government-pension cheques and social security will be cut.

    As a deadline to raise the US borrowing limit looms, many retirees are worried that their government pension cheques and social security could be cut off.

    Many senior citizens say they will use next year's elections to vote for those who support their pensions.

    Al Jazeera's Barbara Benitez reports from Florida.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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