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  •  OK, so any domestic spending cuts will come ... (0+ / 0-)

    ... from all other domestic programs. Are you sure that's the wisest overall course to take?

    Or, do you oppose all cuts on the domestic side? In which case, there's no bargain to be had, negotiations are unnecessary and whatever will be, will be. What will be?

    In 2013 for domestic cuts, $6B in payments to Medicare providers ($11B in 2014) and an 8% cut in almost all other domestic programs (except Social Security). This would be Head Start, education, health programs and prescription drug benefits, job training ...

    I agree with you on the optics of having Republicans take the heat. After all, they deserve it. But all of us will take the hit.

    2014 IS COMING. Build up the Senate. Win back the House : 17 seats. Plus!

    by TRPChicago on Thu Feb 07, 2013 at 01:41:03 PM PST

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