“Breakthrough”

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Durbin tell reporters most recent Republican offer, which includes $300 billion in new revenues, is a step forward simply because “the word ‘revenue’” is in the conversation.

Durbin: “It is a breakthrough. I think you have to be honest. There haven’t been many who have stepped forward, except in our group [the Gang of Six], you know. They’ve been pretty forthright in our group. But the group appointed to the subcommittee, this is the first time – at least publicly – that we know that it’s on the table.”

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