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Heh: Dems' Sequester Replacement Bill Adds Billions to Deficit

Hannah9 Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:46 PM
Just raise taxes on my neighbor and increase my entitlements. That is all I am asking for. Seems fair and balanced to me...
magnetar Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:52 PM
that sume it up essence that is what they want, in the end it hurts the idiot more thean it does the rich guy next door
DSMike Wrote: Feb 28, 2013 3:52 PM

Senate Democrats say they want a "balanced" approach to deficit reduction.  Here's their idea of how to achieve that, as expressed in actual legislation:

White House-backed legislation in the Senate to replace $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts would raise the deficit through the end of the budget year by tens of billions of dollars, officials said late Wednesday as the two parties maneuvered for public support on economic issues. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the Democratic measure, deficits also would rise in each of the next two years before turning downward. Democratic...