Interstate Battles Over Budget Cuts Await Congress After Election

by George Waldon  on Monday, Sep. 17, 2012 12:00 am  

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is bracing for a budgeting battle when Congress reconvenes to grapple with hard decisions to avoid and deconstruct the fiscal cliff confronting America. (Trent Ogle)

Mark Pryor, the senior senator from Arkansas, believes a short-term budget fix is in the offing after the Nov. 6 general election, and he isn't confident that any meaningful spending cuts and action will occur this year.

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