Laying Down Blunt Budget Markers For Debt Crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The battle over whether tax increases can be used to cut the nation's debt flared Tuesday as the Senate's Democratic budget writer floated a possible millionaire's surtax to help cut projected deficits over the next decade. But Republican leaders flatly said no to tax increases....

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