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Erik Wasson

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Reporter who covers the budget and appropriations for The Hill newspaper in Washington, DC

Erik Wasson on KCRW

President Obama’s  bipartisan panel on taxes and spending  got two more votes today from its own members, with 14 of 18 needed for final approval and another vote scheduled tomorrow.

Two More Conservatives Declare Support for Fiscal Commission Plan

President Obama’s bipartisan panel on taxes and spending got two more votes today from its own members, with 14 of 18 needed for final approval and another vote scheduled tomorrow.

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