The budget battle begins Between the threatened government shutdown and Congressman Paul Ryan [Unlink]'s new plan to slash government debt, the stage is set for a major fight over the federal budget Anybody who has lived on borrowed money -- whether out of necessity or indulgence -- knows that short-term...
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Ryan said his budget proposal would cut some $4 trillion from US deficits over the next 10 years
Throughout the day, Democrats and Republicans on the committee will be trading barbs as well as offering and voting on amendments to the budget. At the opening of the hearing, Ryan said the process would conclude no later than midnight.