Monday, October 02, 2006
AP: Democrats Want to Revive Soc. Sec. Issue
WASHINGTON -- Social Security has drifted out of the national debate, but Democrats, eyeing the senior vote, are trying to revive the issue _ just in time for the midterm elections.
Democratic leaders are advising their party's congressional candidates to focus on what the Republicans might do to Social Security given the chance.
"The president hasn't given up yet, even though the American people resoundingly rejected his proposal for private accounts," said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif.
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