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

Todd189 Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 4:59 PM
Timely analogy, as Hooey was instrumental in helping push through a Maryland state ballot question this past November to expand casino gambling in the state. A tax by any other name ...

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: