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Bush Gets More Specific on Social Security Plans

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Bush Gets More Specific on Social Security Plans

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Bush Gets More Specific on Social Security Plans

Bush Gets More Specific on Social Security Plans

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President Bush speaks at a White House news conference Thursday evening. Reuters hide caption

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President Bush offers details on his thoughts for fixing Social Security's long-term problems. During his first prime-time news conference of the second term, he suggested a plan to slow increases in payments to the wealthiest Americans. He also answered questions about energy legislation, his judicial nominees and North Korea.