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He’s also not worried, for the same reason, about having the CR discussion run up against the debate of the 2012 budget. The short term CR passed by the House this week expires April 8, the same month the GOP is expected to release their budget proposal for 2012.

In fact, Sessions sees three financial battlefronts ahead on Capitol Hill: the discussion over how to finish fiscal year 2011, whether to raise the debt limit ceiling, and the 2012 budget.

“This should mean that we can maintain a very aggressive national discussion about our financial situation for some weeks to come,” Sessions said.

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Elisabeth Meinecke is TOWNHALL MAGAZINE Managing Editor. Follow her on Twitter @lismeinecke.