Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review editor Rich Lowry join Jim Lehrer to discuss the House ethics battle, President Bush's plan for Social Security and the GOP proposal to ban filibusters for judicial nominees.
Rethinking Retirement Benefit Calculation Could Aid Social Security…
Political columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks debate the U.S. shift in Iran nuclear policy, the debate over Social Security reform, and the nomination of former Assistant Secretary of State John Bolton as U.N. ambassador.
NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss President Bush's plan to overhaul the Social Security system and a proposal by Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan to introduce a national sales tax.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review editor Rich Lowry discuss the appointment of John Negroponte as the new director of national intelligence, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan's comments about Social Security and the brewing fight over judicial nominees.
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush urged Congress to revamp Social Security during his State of the Union address Wednesday night, saying the program would go bankrupt if changes were not made.
President Bush's Social Security commission warned Tuesday that the program is headed for trouble by 2016.
By PBS NewsHour
President Clinton has declared that saving Social Security should be the priority when using the current budget surplus. The White House published the following description of their proposal.
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