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Posted: April 2, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Is this year’s House Republican budget, with its even more extreme budget cuts, really just a bad April Fools’ Day joke?” Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md., after Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., unveiled a $1.014 trillion budget plan that envisions revamping the tax code and social safety net

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