WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 14:  (L-R) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds a news conference to introduce new legislation they said will safeguard Social Security September 14, 2011 in Washington, DC. The proposed legislation will raise the cap on the payroll tax for people making more than $250,000, Sanders said, and would ensure the viability of Social Security for the next 75 years.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)