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Miracle: Senate Democrats' Budget to Drop Next Week?

rmt5 in MA Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 2:02 PM
Don't expect much. Dems are inexperienced at budgets, and are basically unqualified to do them since responsibility is supposed to be part of the equation. Obama has yet to get a single vote from either house for any of his budgets, so he is in a league of his own when it comes to lack of seriousness. This is fluid. Dems saying they will do a budget doesn't necessarily mean they will.

The last time Democrats in the United States Senate adhered to the law and put forward an annual budget was back in calendar year 2009, just after the last presidential election.  Now that another major national electoral contest is in the rearview mirror, it appears that Harry Reid's motley crew is preparing to make good on their magnanimous pledge to actually do their jobs this year.  Via a senior Republican source at the Senate Budget Committee:
 

We expect to mark up a Senate Democrat budget next week. We don’t have a date, we don’t know...