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Budget Battles Will Resume Soon At a Congress Near You

October 28, 2013
McClatchy News Service


“The current political atmosphere isn’t right for some sort of ‘grand bargain’; it’s too soon after the government shutdown,” said Robert Bixby, executive director of the nonpartisan Concord Coalition, a budget watchdog group. “They don’t want to give up their talking points: that the Democrats want to claim that the Republicans want to throw grandma into the street and the Republicans want to say that Democrats are going to tax us into oblivion.”