All statements involving Bobby Scott

Paul Ryan’s budget "keeps the Obamacare taxes and spending cuts that paid for Obamacare, but then cuts all of the benefits."

"The estimated savings of this (debt ceiling) deal only pay for half of the cost of extending all of the Bush-era tax cuts for another decade."

(Rep. Bob Goodlatte's) balanced budget amendment does not require a balanced budget.

"Nearly 2,000 high schools - roughly 12 percent of all secondary schools in the United States - produce about half of the nation’s dropouts."

The tax-cut deal "adds more than $800 billion to the deficit over two years -- more than the cost of TARP and more than the cost of the Recovery Act" and about the same as health care reform.

Republicans "created a trillion dollar prescription drug entitlement program without paying for it." 

The health care reform law "reduces the deficit by nearly $1.2 trillion over the next two decades." 

"If all of the [Bush-era] tax cuts expire on schedule, the budget will be close to being balanced in four years."

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