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Opening Arguments

A billion here, a billion there

There's a full moon out tonight, so I'm not going to get too excited about this. But is it possible there are still some fiscal conservatives left in Congress?

House Republican leaders have moved from balking at big cuts in Medicaid and other programs to embracing them, driven by pent-up anger from fiscal conservatives concerned about runaway spending and the leadership's own weakening hold on power.