The sense of Congress is that...

3ocial Security is in real trouble because of so many retiring baby boomers. We can save Social Security with minor benefit adjustments for people age 55 and under, and we should do that now rather than wait until the program faces a crisis.

157

36%

278

64%

The minority position is that Social Security will not face budget problems until 2037, so we need to focus our attention on our immediate budget problems and leave Social Security alone. Take Social Security off the table.

We also asked independent voters this question on March 1, 2011. See the results here.

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Results calculated from Resurgent Republic survey data of self-identified independent voters, August 28-August 31, 2011, N=333, margin of error +/-5.37%