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Title Title
Fact check: Sanders' claim about social security Fact check: Sanders' claim about social security
Summary Summary
How many seniors lived in poverty before the introduction of social security  How many seniors lived in poverty before the introduction of social security
Highlights Highlights
Content Content
Senator Sanders <a href="https://twitter.com/SenSanders/status/1097187887953661952">wrote a tweet about the  number of senior Americans</a> who lived in poverty before social security, he claimed the following:  Senator Sanders <a href="https://twitter.com/SenSanders/status/1097187887953661952">wrote a tweet about the number of senior Americans</a> who lived in poverty before social security, he claimed the following:
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  https://twitter.com/SenSanders/status/1097187887953661952
<strong>Claim: </strong> <strong>Claim: </strong>
"  <span class="s1">Before Social Security was created in 1932, about half of seniors lived in poverty." </span>  "<span class="s1">Before Social Security was created in 1932, about half of seniors lived in poverty." </span>
<strong>Fact Check:</strong> <strong>Fact Check:</strong>
Categories Categories
Article type Article type
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  fact check, social security, welfare
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