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GOP Budget point man unveils major budget cuts

WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House have fashioned plans to slash the budget deficit by about $5 trillion over the upcoming decade, blending unprecedented spending cuts with a fundamental restructuring of taxpayer-financed health care for the elderly and the poor. ...

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Republicans grill Bernanke over inflation threat

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress sharply questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke Wednesday over whether the Fed’s policies are raising the risk of rising inflation in the months ahead. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said he is concerned ...

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Rep. Van Hollen seeks ranking position on budget panel

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen wants to be the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee. Van Hollen sent a letter on Wednesday to congressional colleagues to ask for their support. Van Hollen says the committee will be ...

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