In his State of the Union address this week, President Bush pushed his plan to overhaul Social Security and add optional private accounts for younger workers, as the White House unveiled some new details of how that plan would work.

In a wide-ranging speech that also called for restraining federal spending, halving the deficit and reforming the tax code, the president called Social Security "a great moral success of the 20th century," but said that the system is "in need of wise and effective reform."

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