Seniors Fear Social Security, Medicare Cuts

, Written by Craig Smullin, Posted: Wed, April 10 2013 at 5:16 PM, Updated: Wed, April 10 2013 at 5:20 PM

Cuts to Social Security and Medicare highlight President Obama's new 3.77 trillion-dollar budget for 2014. Its focus -- to cut deficits by 1.8 trillion dollars over the next decade. But many are concerned on both sides of the political spectrum... and it's not being met with much optimism by seniors.

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Craig Smullin co-anchors NBC5 News at 6 and hosts the 5 on 5 Feature Interview on NBC5 News at 5. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Craig graduated from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in Recreation Administration and Sports Management.

Since joining NBC5 News in 2005, Craig has performed virtually every job in the newsroom: News and Sports Reporter, Sports Anchor, Producer, series and segment Host and Anchor of NBC5 News at Sunrise and NBC5 News at 5. When he's not reporting news, Craig spends time with his wife, young son and two dogs. He is a dedicated fan of the San Francisco 49ers and Portland Trailblazers and loves snow boarding the slopes of Mt. Ashland.

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