AARP, the high-profile lobbying group for the roughly 36 million Americans over 50, has come out swinging in the fight over Social Security reform with the release of a poll showing a lack of support for President Bush's plan to allow investors to divert some of their Social Security taxes into private accounts.

According to a survey of 1,500 adults ages 30 and over conducted for AARP by Roper Public Affairs, 60 percent believed that private accounts would hurt the 70-year-old program.

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