Van Hollen, Chris
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Stars may be aligning for politicians to get real on deficit-reduction.
Any compromise is likely to come from senators.
Republican and Democratic representatives hope to negotiate a deal.
Democrats and GOP also unveil jobs proposals this week.
The GOP plan promises more than $6 trillion in spending cuts over the next decade.
Republicans are using budget cuts to impose a right-wing ideology on town and country.
It's not about jobs or the deficit, it's about the brutal will of the free market.
Some Democratic lawmakers are seeking changes to the package that could derail the bill.
Democrats voted to reject President Obama's tax deal with Republicans in its current form.
Paying it off will be a challenge for party leaders as they turn their attention to the 2012 elections.