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Bush Would Consider Raising Social Security Income Cap

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Bush Would Consider Raising Social Security Income Cap

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Bush Would Consider Raising Social Security Income Cap

Bush Would Consider Raising Social Security Income Cap

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At a stop on a tour to promote Social Security changes, President Bush says for the first time that he would consider an effort to raise the program's income cap. Income over $90,000 a year is now exempt from tax withdrawals for Social Security. The president said he would not consider a payroll tax increase.