Latest Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Poll show most respondents want the programs improved, not cut.
Americans support trimming the federal budget but also want programs like Medicare, Social Security and infrastructure left alone.
Experts say Medicare will go broke in five years and Social Security will follow in a dozen unless serious reform comes.
In recent years, Republicans keep coming up with ways to cut aid to Americans who paid for Social Security and Medicare while propping up aid to the rich who pay no taxes.
A deal between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Joe Manchin wants to revive efforts to expand Medicare
New numbers say benefits, including Medicare, won’t go broke now until 2035
The $21.60 insurance hike will reduce the increase of payments to Social Security recipients but should not take all of it for most.
Democrats want changes in Medicare to provide more help Senior Citizens