Sen. Ron Johnson and former Sen. Russ Feingold are running
dueling television ads over Social Security.
Republican Johnson launched a spot Wednesday featuring
senior citizens saying that while the Democrat Feingold
claims to be for them, he voted to increase taxes on Social
responding with his own spot Friday that claims Johnson
supports privatizing Social Security, raising the retirement
age to 70 and turning Medicare into a voucher program.
said he's open to all options to save Social Security from
bankruptcy, and last year said it was a "shame"
that then-President George W. Bush's plan to privatize the
since backed away from that, saying he never advocated for
privatization but rather a discussion over how to save the