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Simpson-Bowles propose new $2.4B plan to avert 'stupid, stupid, stupid' sequester

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Declaring the 1 March sequester "stupid, stupid, stupid," former Clinton chief of staff Erskine Bowles joined his “Simpson-Bowles Commission” partner, former Republican Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson, on 19 February in laying out a new plan to reform taxes and curtail spending aimed at averting a potential economic catastrophe.






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