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‘Deemed’ Budgets


Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, has spent the better part of this year criticizing his Democratic colleagues for failing to produce a budget, something they shamefully haven’t done in over two years. Well, assuming this final debt deal passes, they’ll be off the hook for another year and a half. The final bill “deems” budget resolutions for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, sparing Democrats the indignity of having to vote on and pass an actual budget. More here.


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