“Durbin Talks Progressive Solutions To The Fiscal Cliff (VIDEO)” @ Progress Illinois

Posted on November 28, 2012

Erika Flowers — November 27, 2012: “U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) says the fiscal cliff can be avoided if lawmakers make the right choices and outlined a progressive plan for them to do just that. The Senate’s number 2 Democrat says taxes are the first issue that needs to be addressed followed by reforming entitlements; the latter of which Republicans are adamant about tying to any deal that addresses the fiscal cliff.

“President Obama and Democratic candidates campaigned on the idea that the wealthiest Americans should be asked to pay a little more in taxes — and voters endorsed it,” Durbinsaid today at a speech for the Center for American Progress………………..”

Read more and watch the video at Progress Illinois.