Scrapping starts on debt
GOP pressing for cuts; won’t budge, say Democrats
Posted: January 3, 2013 at 12:58 a.m.
Only hours after Congress adopted a bill to avert the “fiscal cliff” of tax increases and spending cuts, lawmakers on Wednesday began to clash over the limit on federal borrowing, inaugurating the next phase of Washington’s permanent fiscal war.
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Front Section, Pages 3 on 01/03/2013