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SPIN METER: What's behind all the budget bombast?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Even for a town accustomed to hyperbole, the political sparring over spending, borrowing and health care has produced more than its share of over-the-top rhetoric. Yes, most people may tune it out. But it's a good bet the nastiness won't make it any easier for the two sides to come together on critical issues. Consider the words used by Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Minn., when...

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