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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Anirban Basu
Most Maryland representatives on Thursday said they were skeptical that a bipartisan agreement on President Obama's jobs plan could be reached.
"The president has put forward a very attractive plan from a political perspective as well as an economic perspective," said Anirban Basu, chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group. "It's very hard for Republicans to turn down tax cuts."
Mr. Basu said, adding that unless Congress takes immediate action, there is no guarantee this bill will reach the citizens it was intended to help, including Marylanders.