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News Roundup | April 11, 2012

Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:

The Weekly Standard points out the U.S.’s debt is larger than the combined debt of all Eurozone countries.

Fox News reports GSA employees actually got bonuses for their work on the department’s nearly $1 million dollar conference in Las Vegas.

Fox News and Politico all report on the President’s remarks on the “Buffett Rule” in Florida on Tuesday.

President Obama will discuss the Buffett Rule again today. The Associated Press and Bloomberg have the details. Meanwhile, also according to Bloomberg, House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan argued for an elimination of tax breaks to the wealthy as a part of overall tax reform.

The Washington Post says the Senate is “inching” toward a budget. Politico previews Senate debate on the Buffett rule.

On the opinion pages: Bloomberg says President Obama’s and the House Republican budgets are not that different while John Stossel asks if government can do anything well.

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