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Colvin defends her tenure at Social Security
Colvin defends her tenure at Social Security

A day after Republicans threw her confirmation to lead the Social Security Administration into question, Carolyn W. Colvin outlined a series of steps the agency is taking to address more than $1 billion in erroneous payments identified by auditors in recent years. Colvin, who has served as the agency's acting commissioner since early last year, told The Baltimore Sun on Thursday that she has made integrity in the mammoth disability program a focus of her administration. And the longtime Marylander defended herself from criticism leveled by Republicans on the Senate Finance Committee over a troubled $300 million computer contract. "I came here to do a job, to serve the American...