The Social Security system is funded by a tax on everyone's wages up to a limit. Some Democrats want to make everyone pay the same percentage of their wages into the system.
NPR White House correspondent Scott Horsley joins host Steve Goldstein to preview President Obama's Thursday address about the nation's job market. Robert Mittelstaedt, Dean of the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU, talks to Goldstein about unemployment and job creation in the U.S.