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A Matter Of Opinion

MONDAY, JAN. 3, 2011, 8:38 A.M.

Has the budget deficit grabbed our attention?

Alice Rivlin, former budget director for President Clinton, has been probably the most outspoken Democrat in recent years about the need to deal with the federal budget deficit.  In a commentary from the Brookings Institute's website, she sounds hopeful that bipartisan progress could be made in the coming year.

Do you share her optimism?

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