A Tale of Two Budgets

Compare and Contrast

Last week, we showed you how the new GOP budget plan is basically the same as the old Romney-Ryan plan that voters soundly rejected. Since then, Senate Democrats released their own budget, so now we can compare and contrast the values and priorities embedded in the two competing plans.

We summed it up for you in this handy chart:

Evening Brief: Important Stories That You Might’ve Missed

Hillary Clinton came out for marriage equality.

CPAC participant defends slavery at minority outreach panel: it gave “food and water” to slaves.

Yes, the Iraq War was (partly) about oil.

Fox News names Steubenville rape victim, but earlier refused to name perpetrators.

The House GOP budget will give millionaires a new $200,000 tax cut.

It’s the policies stupid, 4 policies that undermine the GOP’s attempt to rebrand itself.

Top Republicans are already blowing up the GOP’s new minority outreach strategy.

NRA mocks congresswoman whose husband was shot and killed.

One week before Supreme Court to consider DOMA and Proposition 8, support for marriage equality hits record high.



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