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Social Security Commercials Stir Debate

Supporters and opponents of President Bush's proposals for private Social Security accounts are running campaign-style ads -- some of which include misleading claims.

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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.