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‘A Single or a Double’

“Look, we’re probably not going to get some grand-slam agreement that fixes all of these problems. My now hope is to get a single or a double, you know, to get something done that gets us on the right path.” — Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) to ABC News this morning on a potential budget deal

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