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Trying to finish their work before a two week Easter recess, the
Senate worked through the night Friday
into Saturday morning to pass a budget for the first time in four years.
The Senate version raises taxes by almost a trillion dollars over the next ten
years and protects several key entitlements. It does not have a framework for a
House leaders were quick to say the Senate proposal is
"Dead on arrival" to their chamber, much as the House proposal is
unlikely to pass in the Senate.
The House proposal seeks a repeal of the
Affordable Care Act, called Obamacare by many, and does not raise taxes.
also has a framework for a balanced budget in ten years. The impasse between
the chambers is not expected to be resolved quickly, if at all.
North Carolina 11th District Congressman Mark Meadows, a Republican,
thinks it is important to try to find some common ground but believes that can
only happen if the senate has a framework for a balanced budget. "It might
be in 20 years, it might be 25 but they need to do more than just raise
taxes," said Meadows.
In the meantime, both chambers are still waiting for a budget proposal
from President Obama. That budget was expected to be submitted last month.