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Steny Hoyer: We Have a "Paying-For" Problem, Not a Spending Problem

L. Stephen Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 5:26 PM
A case for more mental health spending...

Democrats want Americans to know that the federal government does not have a spending problem.  President Obama told John Boehner that our long-term fiscal woes can be chalked up to a "healthcare problem," Nancy Pelosi described the issue as a "budget deficit problem," (which is separate and distinct from a spending problem, evidently), and now the number two Democrat in the House is taking a crack at framing his party's fiscal denialism: