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  1. budgets
    The Republican Budget Fight, Explained in 5 MinutesA primer on how the House’s struggle to pass a 2018 budget could blow up tax reform — and America’s credit rating.
  2. Trump Mulls Cutting Billions From Public Housing to Fund Larger MilitaryThe proposed budget would slash all funding for community development and drastically reduce rental assistance to the poor.
  3. Retired Generals to Congress: Please Don’t Cut International SpendingIncreasing the Pentagon’s budget at the expense of everything else isn’t going to make America safer.
  4. politics
    Jonathan Chait on NOW with Alex Wagner: Paul Ryan, Genuine Salesman?“Paul Ryan’s the guy who really figured out what the Republicans are going to do if they can get a hold of this power and Romney is just the one who’s executing it.”
  5. MTA Will Have No Service Cuts or Fare Increases in 2012But they will have a $68 million deficit.
  6. economic woes
    The States Are Out of Money, TooMaybe 50 supercommittees would help?
  7. white men with money
    Goldman Sachs’s London Office Is Cutting the Plant BudgetThe plant budget is apparently not insignificant.
  8. cuomolot
    Cuomo’s Union Victory: Won With Open Arms(And a stick in his back pocket.)
  9. school daze
    Teachers March on Wall Street to Protest Bloomberg Cuts“I never expected to come home to see New York act like Wisconsin.”
  10. early and often
    Government Accountability Office Finds $100 Billion to $200 Billion in Overlapped SpendingThat’s … good news?
  11. school daze
    Bloomberg to Cut Almost 5,000 TeachersThis isn’t going to go over well.
  12. cuomolot
    Andrew Cuomo Launches War on ‘Permanent’ Spending IncreasesThe governor calls the state budget process a “sham.”