Durbin Calls Deficit Plan `Starting Point' For Lawmakers
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Durbin Calls Deficit Plan `Starting Point' For Lawmakers

Dec. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Sen. Dick Durbin, an Illinois Democrat, talks about his vote on a deficit reduction proposal from President Barack Obama's debt commission and the prospects for an extension of Bush-era tax cuts. The panel rejected a $3.8 trillion budget-cutting plan as members from both parties opposed its mix of tax increases and spending cuts in programs such as Social Security and Medicare. Durbin speaks with Peter Cook on Bloomberg Television's "Fast Forward." (Source: Bloomberg) (Bloomberg)

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