Post by Logan on Jan 28, 2016 19:42:14 GMT -6
Des Moines, January 26, 2106 — In response to the Sanders campaign mailing featuring AARP and the Association’s Take A Stand campaign, AARP does not endorse candidates, have a political action committee (PAC), or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates.
While we have encouraged the presidential candidates to lay out their plans to update Social Security, AARP did not authorize the Sanders campaign to mention AARP or use the AARP logo, and we did not participate in its production.
We have a proud 30-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day.
AARP’s Take A Stand campaign is pressing all candidates to lay out their plan to make Social Security financially sound for future generations. Yet in the last two debates, candidates either dodged the issue or spoke in soundbites not specifics.
Read more: states.aarp.org/aarp-statement-in-response-to-sanders-mailing/