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Debt Plan Ideas Draw Scorn of Liberals and Tea Party

The New York Times, 11 November 2010
Publié le : 12 novembre 2010
 Jackie Calmes 

"WASHINGTON By putting deep spending cuts and substantial tax increases on the table, President Obama's bipartisan debt-reduction commission has exposed fissures in both parties, underscoring the volatile nature and long odds of any attempt to address the nation's long-term budget problems.

"Among Democrats, liberals are in near revolt against the White House over the issue, even as substantive and political forces push Mr. Obama to attack chronic deficits in a serious way. At the same time, Republicans face intense pressure from their conservative base and the Tea Party movement to reject any deal that includes tax increases, leaving their leaders with little room to maneuver in any negotiation and at risk of being blamed by voters for not doing their part."

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