Members of a joint Senate-House conference on social security get together, Monday, Nov. 16, 1981 in Capitol Hill to discuss the problems of the program. From left are: Senate Budget Director Robert Dole, R-Kan.; house ways and means chairman Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill. and Rep. Barber Conable, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

Photo by: John Duricka

Members of a joint Senate-House conference on social security get together, Monday, Nov. 16, 1981 in Capitol Hill to discuss the problems of the program. From left are: Senate Budget Director Robert Dole, R-Kan.; house ways and means chairman Dan Rostenkowski, D-Ill. and Rep. Barber Conable, R-N.Y. (AP Photo/John Duricka)