Budget battle: 3 plans on the table,

Budget battle: 3 plans on the table, what now?
Associated Press

FILE - In this April 12,2013 file photo, House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, holds a copy of President Barack Obama's fiscal 2014 budget proposal book during a House Ways and Means Committee heairng on Capitol Hill in Washington. Preparing for another debt showdown this summer, House Republicans advanced a bill Wednesday to protect Social Security recipients and investors in Treasury bonds if the government hits the limit of its borrowing authority.The House Ways and Means Committee passed a bill that would exempt interest and principal payments on Treasury bonds from the statutory debt limit. It would also exempt interest payments to the Social Security trust funds. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

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