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GOP Majority and Social Security Privatization

President Bush made the privatization of Social Security one of his main campaign pledges when elected in 2000. But as NPR's Mara Liasson reports, the Republican majority in both the House and Senate does not guarantee Bush a legislative victory.

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Mara Liasson is a national political correspondent for NPR. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazine programs Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Liasson provides extensive coverage of politics and policy from Washington, DC — focusing on the White House and Congress — and also reports on political trends beyond the Beltway.