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March 12, 2013 12:00 AM

Harry J. Holzer and Isabel Sawhill: Why won’t liberals back entitlement reforms?

Foolish, indiscriminate and badly timed cuts in the federal budget have begun. The primary reason is that Republicans have refused to budge any further on taxes. Still, Democrats must share some of the blame. By failing to propose more specific cuts to entitlement spending, they have forfeited the high ground and allowed a small but critical set of programs to absorb all of the pain.

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