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For Immediate Release: 
February 24, 2009
Contact Info: 
Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

When President Obama took office just over a month ago, he inherited President Bush’s record deficits, debt and an economy in shambles. According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, 59 percent of Americans are "very concerned” about the outrageous budget deficit accumulated over recent years. To address the concerns of all Americans and begin the long process of repairing the damage done, Congressional Democrats are working with President Obama to ensure that we continue to make the tough choices necessary to handle the challenges facing our nation and put us back on a fiscally sustainable path.
Read more on how Democrats plan to make the tough decisions necessary to set our country on a path to a sustainable fiscal future.