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Congress Considers Quarter-Trillion in New Spending This Week

May 25, 2010
Politics Daily

Excerpt

Although the House plans to end several tax loopholes to partially pay for the extenders bill, Cliff Isenberg, the chief budget counsel at the non-partisan Concord Coalition, said that both bills will ultimately add to the federal deficit. "Our view is that with the deficit at over a trillion dollars, there really should be more offsets in the bill," Isenberg said. "We're on a path that is fiscally unsustainable."