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Wrong Foot & Wrong Direction

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'This year is off on the wrong foot in the wrong direction continuing the path of lost chances to make the investments to build our future—and now, clearly, to have a strong economic recovery. Continued debates on cutting government is to have the government pull the economy down in the immediate term, and our future in the long run.

'This is why working families are calling on all elected officials to protect Social Security, Medicaid and Medicare from benefit cuts, cancel sequestration and close loopholes for Wall Street and the richest 2% of taxpayers.'