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Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Washington to Expect a Different Kind of Freeze

During tonight's State of the Union Address, it has been leaked that Obama is to call for a five-year spending freeze. However, given that we know who controls the purse, will Congress answer his call? (A question for debate)

Don't get too excited about the details:
"He is expected to sidestep specifics, instead calling for members of both parties to work together to tackle the problem, according to congressional and administration officials." --TWP, Anne E. Kornblut and Lori Montgomery

Read the full article here, on The Washington Post website.

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