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When Americans see Democrats' spending priorities, it makes politics tougher for the party.
The Senate Democrats’ budget is a responsible attempt to reduce deficits.
We don't need a balanced budget, we need a government that functions.
Pundits focus on the huge gulf between the two parties, but they actually agree on a few things.
If both sides insist on making political points rather than focusing on solutions we aren't going to be in any better situation a year from now.
Democrats dig in on the hill, vow to extend Bush Tax Cuts for the middle class, not the wealthy.
The president's new approach to taxes and deficit could throw a wrench into the super committee's work.
Data on contributions to "super committee" is a reminder of the gulf between campaign giving and campaign spending.
There's a conflict of interest with Majority Leader Reid's pick for chair of the deficit "super committee."
There's some hope for compromise among "super committee" picks.