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Debt Commission Falters In Vote
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To the relief of many in the healthcare industry, the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform’s draft proposal with recommendations to eliminate $200.3 billion in spending and trim the federal deficit by $4 trillion did not survive last week’s vote by the bi-partisan commission’s members. With a final count of 11-7, it failed to reach the 14 “yes” votes required to put the draft before Congress.