Battles over how to reduce the federal deficit are far from over. To offset a $600 billion reduction scheduled to fall on defense spending, congressional Republicans are pledging that they can pull together a package of items early next year — such as the sale of wireless spectrum, freezing the pay of government workers and reducing the federal workforce (Aerospace DAILY, Dec. 15). The plan is going over like a lead balloon among Democrats, who argue that Republicans helped craft the ...

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