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Patty Murray: Balanced budget would hurt economy

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Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, D-Wash., said that the Democratic budget that she proposed never balances because such a schedule would harm the economy. “Well, in fact, our budget moves us towards balance,” Murray said this morning at the Peterson Foundation, adding that the Simpson-Bowles Commission proposal also didn’t balance. “Our economy is extremely fragile today. If we...

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