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It's back: Utah's Lee pushes balanced budget amendment

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Fed up with past gimmicks that haven't slowed the growth of the nation's debt, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee is renewing an idea the public loves but Washington hates: A Constitutional amendment to balance the budget. "All past efforts of Congress to limit spending have utterly failed. None of the existing restraints - the Budget Act, spending caps, the debt limit, the sequester - have...