The Social Security system could face a huge shortfall in the next 20 years or so, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin doesn't want to wait that long to address the problem. He says he and his colleagues need to get around the table and come up with a solution to fix the system right now. Some suggest privatizing the program but Durbin is not on board with that plan. He says that'll fail to fund the current obligations and could cause more harm than good to those who depend on the system.
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