Gearing Up To Avoid A Lame-Duck Congress

Jillian Bandes
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Posted: Sep 08, 2010 8:23 AM
It could've been a run-of-the-mill Good Morning America interview... and then House Minority Leader John Boehner called for the reduction of spending to the 2008 budget levels and a two-year extension of the Bush tax cuts. It was a pretty bold move for someone just sitting around with George Stephanopoulos on a Wednesday morning, but illustrated the intensity with which Americans are concerned about fiscal austerity, and the intensity with which they are focusing on it in the November elections.