Social Security: Higher Income Americans To Pay More

Americans who receive social security heard news this week that there will be a meager increase in their monthly checks for 2017. The Social Security Administration announced that the benefit would increase by 0.3 percent to reflect a cost of living increase. Americans with higher incomes will also be paying more in payroll taxes next year to support the program. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with MSNBC's Ali Velshi about what's happening.


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