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Jeffrey Bartash — And now for something different: Democrats call for balanced-budget amendment

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A bevy of lawmakers in Congress alarmed by soaring deficits are calling yet again for a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget — but this time it’s Democrats. The so-called Blue Dog Coalition of moderate Democrats on Tuesday endorsed an amendment that would require Washington to balance the budget except in case of war or recession.... Are they for the return of the gold standard, too?Market WatchAnd now for something different: Democrats call for balanced-budget amendmentJeffrey Bartash

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A bevy of lawmakers in Congress alarmed by soaring deficits are calling yet again for a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget — but this time it’s Democrats.
The so-called Blue Dog Coalition of moderate Democrats on Tuesday endorsed an amendment that would require Washington to balance the budget except in case of war or recession....
Are they for the return of the gold standard, too?

Market Watch
And now for something different: Democrats call for balanced-budget amendment
Jeffrey Bartash

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