House ready to OK GOP budget, rejects rival plans

WASHINGTON (AP) - A budget proposal that would revamp Medicare and slice safety net programs like food stamps is likely to pass in the Republican-led House today, but it

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A budget proposal that would revamp Medicare and slice safety net programs like food stamps is likely to pass in the Republican-led House today, but it's likely to die in the Democrat-controlled Senate.

The bill, which also rejects raising taxes on the rich, is set for a House vote the day after House members rejected a compromise package that mixed tax increases with spending cuts.


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