House OKs proposal to cut $5 trillion

Arkansas’ Crawford says nonbinding deficit-reduction plan is a futile move

Posted: March 26, 2015 at 4:08 a.m.
Updated: March 26, 2015 at 4:08 a.m.

The Republican-controlled House approved a budget blueprint Wednesday that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing President Barack Obama's health care law and envisions transformations of the tax code and Medicare.

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