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Lieberman on board with Gang of Six plan

The Gang of Six is back together. That’s the bipartisan group of senators who spent months trying to craft a long-term, debt-reduction plan. Their group fell apart after one senator–Tom Coburn of Oklahoma–abandoned the talks earlier this year. But Coburn rejoined today. And the Gang unveiled their nearly $4 trillion dollar debt-reduction plan behind closed […]

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House passes “cut, cap & balance” bill, without the help of CT lawmakers

No shocker here: Connecticut’s all-Democratic U.S. House delegation voted against the Republican’s “Cut, Cap & Balance” plan Tuesday night. The measure would impose dramatic spending cuts in 2012, cap federal spending in future years, and send to the states a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. It passed 234-190, with all five Connecticut lawmakers voting […]