Budget Battle: Clinton vs. Kasich

John Kasich is a personable youngish Republican Congressman from Ohio and the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee. He's been getting favorable attention lately for an alternative he has produced to President Clinton's budget plan. Pundits note with respect that Kasich's plan is 80 pages long, which is the main fact they seem to have absorbed about it. That, plus Kasich's claim to reduce the deficit by as much as Clinton proposes over five years, only with no tax increase, with half the cuts in defense that Clinton is proposing, and (Look Ma, no hands!) without touching the sacrosanct Social...

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