While the idea of a special commission to address the federal deficit is gaining traction in Washington, it also has its critics. One of them is Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC. He tells Deborah Amos that he's concerned the commission would 'railroad cuts' in Social Security and Medicare — cuts that are extremely unpopular and would probably be never passed by Congress.
Commission Would 'Railroad' Cuts To Deficit
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