Brown criticizes GOP spending cuts

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Brown criticizes GOP spending cuts

WKSU – Congress has begun debate on raising the U.S. debt limit to keep the country from defaulting on its loans. Republicans have insisted that a rise in the debt ceiling must be accompanied by trillions of dollars in spending cuts. Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says he would support spending cuts, but not many of the ones Republicans are pressing for.

Among the cuts Brown protests are raising the age of retirement under social security and replacing Medicare with a voucher system.

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