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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:11 PM

Tammy Baldwin To Ron Johnson: 'I'm Quite Confident' I Understand The Federal Budget

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D), Wisconsin's new senator-elect, is confident that she will be able to understand the federal budget without the assistance of Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.).

In an Associated Press interview on Wednesday, Johnson said he hoped he would be able to work with Baldwin in the Senate -- as soon as he explained the "facts" of the budget to her.

"Hopefully I can sit down and lay out for her my best understanding of the federal budget because they're simply the facts," he said. "Hopefully she'll agree with what the facts are and work toward common sense solutions."

"I was a double major in college in mathematics and political science, and I served for six years on the House Budget Committee in my first six years in the House," Baldwin responded in an interview with The Huffington Post on Friday.

"And I am very confident that when proposals come before the U.S. Senate, I will be able to evaluate them as to how they benefit or harm middle-class Wisconsinites. A yardstick of 'does it create jobs,' 'does it lower the deficit' and 'does it help grow the middle class' is an important one. I'm quite confident that I have those abilities," she added.




http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/09/tammy-baldwin-ron-johnson-federal-budget_n_2102760.html

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:14 PM

1. Take a hike, Johnson!

Condescending prick.

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Response to Cirque du So-What (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:42 PM

3. Yes

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 06:16 PM

2. Good on her

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