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Report: Senate To Vote Down Sequestration Alternative Proposals

The Senate is expected to vote down alternative proposals proposed by both Democrats and Republicans aimed at avoiding $85 billion in sequestration cuts, Roll Call reports. Alan K. Ota writes Republicans James Inhofe of Oklahoma and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania proposed giving President Barack Obama flexibility in implementing cuts, while Majority Leader Harry …

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Report: Supercommittee Set to Announce Failure

High hopes that the congressional supercommittee charged with proposing a deficit reduction solution appear to be dashed as Republican and Democratic leaders of the panel are set to announce failure, according to a report from Reuters on Monday. The supercommittee was charged with proposing at least $1.5 trillion in savings …

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Sen. Warner Proposes Fallback Option if Supercommittee Fails

All will not be lost if negotiations go nowhere and the deficit reduction supercommittee fails to reach an agreement, according to Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.). During an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” program Sunday, Warner expressed hope that the supercommittee succeeds in delivering a proposal before Thanksgiving. However, …

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