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Jul 22 2011

Shot:

  • Senator Harry Reid: "The American people should understand that [Cut, Cap, Balance] is a bad piece of legislation. Perhaps some of the worst legislation in the history of this country."

Chaser:

  • "A CNN poll released Thursday shows that nearly two thirds of the American people support the 'Cut, Cap, Balance' plan …" (Peter Roff, "Poll: Americans Support GOP Deficit Plan," U.S. News & World Report, 07/21/11)