President Barack Obama’s proposal to slightly slow down future Social Security benefit increases drew rare praise from Republicans Wednesday and criticism from some Democrats, particularly in senior-heavy Florida.
Three Democrats in Palm Beach County’s congressional delegation — Reps. Ted Deutch, Alcee Hastings and Lois Frankel — said they oppose Obama’s Social Security proposal. And U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Jupiter, said he has “serious concerns” about it.
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