July 20, 2011

THE GUYS WHO'VE GOVERNED:

Ex-governors want tough-love budget (Scott Wong, 7/20/11, POLITICO.com)

The nation's governors tend to look at Washington and see lawmakers only too happy to balance the federal budget on the backs of states.

But if the state chief executives who gathering are looking for sympathy from the 10 ex-governors who now serve in the Senate, they can think again.

Four Republican former governors have staked out a hard-line position on the debt ceiling, vowing to pursue a balanced-budget amendment to the Constitution in exchange for a vote to raise the nation's borrowing limit.


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