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Clarifying Some Misunderstandings about the “Gang of Six” Plan

Early reporting on the deficit reduction plan that the Senate’s “Gang of Six” has led to confusion about its reductions in health care programs and its revenue increases.  The plan calls for either $383 billion or $500 billion in cuts in these programs and for $1 trillion in higher revenues over ten years.  Read more at the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.  Access a copy of the “Gang of Six” Reduction Plan from the New York Times. 07/27/2011