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'Progessive Indexing' Plan Draws Bush's Interest

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'Progessive Indexing' Plan Draws Bush's Interest

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'Progessive Indexing' Plan Draws Bush's Interest

'Progessive Indexing' Plan Draws Bush's Interest

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There are a number of highly detailed plans to fix Social Security. President Bush has mentioned his interest in a plan offered by Wall Street veteran Robert Pozen. It's called "progressive indexing," and links Social Security increases to prices, not wages. NPR's John Ydstie reports.