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Bush Approval Ratings
 Graphic: The president's approval/disapproval rating since the start of his presidency.
Behind Bush's Bid to Save the Innocent
As governor of Texas, George W. Bush presided over 152 executions, more than any governor in any state in modern U.S. history. He commuted just one capital sentence and harbored no doubts in the system. "I'm confident we have not put to death anyone who has been innocent," he once said.

The Plan
Part of Profits Would Be Forfeited
Under the White House Social Security plan, workers who opt to divert some of their payroll taxes into individual accounts would ultimately earn benefits more than those under the traditional system only if the return on their investments exceed the amount their money would have accrued under the traditional system.

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