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What happens when the U.S. disability fund runs dry?

U.S. Senator Tom Coburn of Oklahoma is heading up a Senate investigation of the nation’s disability benefits system and says the fund is due to dry up in the next two to three years. In a 60 Minutes report, the fund serves about 12 million people, up 20 percent in the last six years. Coburn claimed that a third of people on the disability rolls are “gaming the system.” Read more.