Social Security's Future on Voters' Minds
USA Today (09/24/02)

Social Security is a big issue in the election race, and President Bush's proposal to establish personal investment accounts within the system has lost support due to the drop in the stock market, with a slight majority of citizens polled believing that the current system is less risky than adding investment accounts. However, White House communications director Dan Bartlett says that the president intends to continue to push his idea, given that some kind of change appears necessary. More younger voters than older seem to support the idea, but the older voters are more likely to vote.


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