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Sen. Murray and Rep. Ryan get Congressional budget panel started

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WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and Republicans meeting Wednesday to hash out their first semblance of a normal budget in years got a fresh reminder of why it’s been so long: Their disagreements on tax and spending run deep.

The opening negotiating session on a budget agreement — led by Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. — signaled the two parties likely will steer clear of grand compromises and focus instead on simply getting the government funded through the 2014 fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30.

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