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Busy day for Republicans: protecting millionaires and screwing over the rest

Rep. Paul Ryan introducing his budget. Let the posturing begin. (Jose Luis Magaua/Reuters) Today, while Senate Republicans will be trying to stop the very popular Buffet Rule to tax the rich, their buddies in the House are mapping out new and exciting ways to screw over everyone else. Six different House committees have been tasked with trying to make Rep. Paul Ryan's magical "budget" work, and they're tackling it with gusto, ready to decimate programs for low and middle income Americans while increasing defense spending.
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House Republicans having a hard time defending Ryan budget vote

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